Mejorana

Bouquet of fresh picked green organic marjoram

Origanum majorana

Sinónimos:
Mo Jiao Lan
Marjoram (Wiktionary)

English

Alternative forms

  • marjorum (obsolete)

Etymology

From Old French majorane, from Medieval Latin maiōrana, q.v.

Pronunciation

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈmɑːd͡ʒ(ə)ɹəm/
  • (General American) IPA(key): /ˈmɑɹd͡ʒəɹəm/

Noun

marjoram (countable and uncountable, plural marjorams)

  1. A herb of the mint family, Origanum majorana, having aromatic leaves.
    • 1592-1609, William Shakespeare, Sonnet XCIX
      The lily I condemned for thy hand, / And buds of marjoram had stol'n thy hair
  2. The leaves of this plant used
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