What does oregano mean?

Definitions for oregano
əˈrɛg əˌnoʊ, ɔˈrɛg-oregano

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. oregano, marjoram, pot marjoram, wild marjoram, winter sweet, Origanum vulgare(noun)

    aromatic Eurasian perennial

  2. marjoram, oregano(noun)

    pungent leaves used as seasoning with meats and fowl and in stews and soups and omelets

Wiktionary

  1. oregano(Noun)

    A herb of the mint family, Origanum vulgare, having aromatic leaves.

  2. oregano(Noun)

    The leaves of this plant used in flavouring food.

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  1. Oregano

    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.

Editors Contribution

  1. oregano

    A type of herb.

    Oregano is grown worldwide and used for a variety of purposes.

    Submitted by MaryC on November 17, 2015  

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of oregano in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of oregano in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of oregano in a Sentence

  1. Henry J. Tillman:

    Oregano is the spice of life.

  2. Alice May Brock:

    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.

  3. Alice May Brock:

    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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