origan

origan

[awr-i-guhn, or-]
noun
an aromatic herb, especially oregano.

Origin:
1375–1425; late Middle English < Latin orīganum < Greek orī́ganon; derivation and further etymology uncertain

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origan (ˈɒrɪɡən)
 
n
another name for marjoram
 
[C16: from Latin orīganum, from Greek origanon an aromatic herb, perhaps marjoram; compare oregano]

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