Meaning of OREGANO in English


/euh reg"euh noh', aw reg"-/ , n.

an aromatic herb, Origanum vulgare, of the mint family, having leaves used as seasoning in cooking. Also called pot marjoram . Cf. marjoram .

[ 1765-75; orégano, Sp: wild marjoram origanum. See ORIGAN ]

Random House Webster's Unabridged English dictionary.      Полный английский словарь Вебстер - Random House .