from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A genus of labiate plants of the tribe Satureineæ and the subtribe Menthoideæ, known by the usually two-flowered clusters crowded in heads with conspicuous involucrate bracts.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. any of various fragrant aromatic herbs of the genus Origanum used as seasonings


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