Oregano meaning

ə-rĕgə-nō, ô-rĕg-
A perennial Eurasian herb (Origanum vulgare) in the mint family, having aromatic leaves.
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The leaves of this plant used as a seasoning.
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Any of a number of plants (esp. Origanum vulgare) of the mint family, the fragrant leaves of which are used for seasoning.
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A herb of the mint family, Origanum vulgare, having aromatic leaves.
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The leaves of this plant used in flavouring food.
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Origin of oregano

  • Spanish orégano wild marjoram from Latin orīganum from Greek orīganon

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Ancient Greek ὀρίγανον (origanon).

    From Wiktionary