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marjoram (n.)

common plant used as an herb in cookery, late 14c., from Old French majorane (13c., Modern French marjolaine), from Medieval Latin maiorana, a word of uncertain origin, probably ultimately from India (compare Sanskrit maruva- "marjoram"), with form influenced by Latin major "greater."

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Definitions of marjoram from WordNet

marjoram (n.)
aromatic Eurasian perennial;
Synonyms: oregano / pot marjoram / wild marjoram / winter sweet / Origanum vulgare
marjoram (n.)
pungent leaves used as seasoning with meats and fowl and in stews and soups and omelets;
Synonyms: oregano
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