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origan

[awr-i-guh n, or-] /ˈɔr ɪ gən, ˈɒr-/
noun
1.
an aromatic herb, especially oregano.
Origin
late Middle English
1375-1425
1375-1425; late Middle English < Latin orīganum < Greek orī́ganon; derivation and further etymology uncertain
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British Dictionary definitions for origan

origan

/ˈɒrɪɡən/
noun
1.
another name for marjoram (sense 2)
Word Origin
C16: from Latin orīganum, from Greek origanon an aromatic herb, perhaps marjoram; compare oregano
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