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Meaning of MARJORAM

Pronunciation:  'mârjurum

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  pungent leaves used as seasoning with meats and fowl and in stews and soups and omelets
  2. [n]  aromatic Eurasian perennial
 

MARJORAM is a 8 letter word that starts with M.

 

 Synonyms: oregano, oregano, Origanum vulgare, pot marjoram, wild marjoram, winter sweet
 
 See Also: genus Origanum, herb, marjoram, marjoram, origanum, Origanum vulgare, pot marjoram, wild marjoram, winter sweet

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Mar"jo*ram\, n. [OE. majoran, F. marjolaine, LL.
marjoraca, fr. L. amaracus, amaracum, Gr. ?, ?.] (Bot.)
A genus of mintlike plants ({Origanum}) comprising about
twenty-five species. The sweet marjoram ({O. Majorana}) is
pecularly aromatic and fragrant, and much used in cookery.
The wild marjoram of Europe and America is {O. vulgare}, far
less fragrant than the other.

 

 

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