Definitions for oreganoəˈrɛg əˌnoʊ, ɔˈrɛg-
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o•reg•a•noəˈrɛg əˌnoʊ, ɔˈrɛg-(n.)
an aromatic herb, Origanum vulgare, of the mint family, having leaves used as seasoning in cooking.
Origin of oregano:
1765–75; < AmerSp orégano, Sp: wild marjoram
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.