oregano, marjoram, pot marjoram, wild marjoram, winter sweet, Origanum vulgare(noun)
aromatic Eurasian perennial
pungent leaves used as seasoning with meats and fowl and in stews and soups and omelets
A herb of the mint family, Origanum vulgare, having aromatic leaves.
The leaves of this plant used in flavouring food.
Oregano, scientifically named Origanum vulgare by Carolus Linnaeus, is a common species of Origanum, a genus of the mint family. It is native to warm-temperate western and southwestern Eurasia and the Mediterranean region. Oregano is a perennial herb, growing from 20–80 cm tall, with opposite leaves 1–4 cm long. Oregano will grow in a pH range between 6.0 and 9.0 with a preferred range between 6.0 and 8.0. The flowers are purple, 3–4 mm long, produced in erect spikes. It is sometimes called wild marjoram, and its close relative O. majorana is known as sweet marjoram.
A type of herb.
Oregano is grown worldwide and used for a variety of purposes.
The numerical value of oregano in Chaldean Numerology is: 3
The numerical value of oregano in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Oregano is the spice of life.
Tomatoes and oregano make it Italian wine and tarragon make it French. Sour cream makes it Russian lemon and cinnamon make it Greek. Soy sauce makes it Chinese garlic makes it good.
Tomatoes and oregano make it Italian; wine and tarragon make it French. Sour cream makes it Russian; lemon and cinnamon make it Greek. Soy sauce makes it Chinese; garlic makes it good.
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- زعتر, توابلArabic
- сушен риган, риганBulgarian
- orengaCatalan, Valencian
- oregano, dobromysl obecnáCzech
- oregano, almindelig merianDanish
- Oregano, Echter DostGerman
- پونه کوهیPersian
- origan, marjolaineFrench
- ハナハッカ, オレガノ, 花薄荷Japanese
- bergmynte, oregano, kungNorwegian
- orégano, orégãoPortuguese
- oregano, sovârfRomanian
- oregano, pamajoránSlovak
- vildmejram, oregano, kungsmyntaSwedish
- otu kekik, kekik, fare kulağıTurkish
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