genus Majorana

noun
small genus of herbs usually included in the genus Origanum
Syn: ↑Majorana
Hypernyms: ↑asterid dicot genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Labiatae, ↑family Labiatae, ↑Lamiaceae, ↑family Lamiaceae, ↑mint family

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  • Majorana — prop. n. A small genus of herbs usually included in the genus {Origanum}. Syn: genus {Majorana}. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Majorana — noun small genus of herbs usually included in the genus Origanum • Syn: ↑genus Majorana • Hypernyms: ↑asterid dicot genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Labiatae, ↑family Labiatae, ↑Lamiaceae, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • genus Origanum — noun a genus of aromatic mints of the family Labiatae • Hypernyms: ↑asterid dicot genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Labiatae, ↑family Labiatae, ↑Lamiaceae, ↑family Lamiaceae, ↑mint family • …   Useful english dictionary

  • Majorana hortensis — noun aromatic European plant native to Mediterranean and Turkey; not widespread in Europe • Syn: ↑sweet marjoram, ↑knotted marjoram, ↑Origanum majorana • Hypernyms: ↑origanum • Member Holonyms: ↑genus Origanum …   Useful english dictionary

  • asterid dicot genus — noun genus of more or less advanced dicotyledonous herbs and some trees and shrubs • Hypernyms: ↑dicot genus, ↑magnoliopsid genus • Hyponyms: ↑genus Achillea, ↑Acroclinium, ↑genus Acroclinium, ↑Ageratina, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Origanum Majorana — Marjoram Mar jo*ram (m[aum]r j[ o]*ram), n. [OE. majoran, F. marjolaine, LL. marjoraca, fr. L. amaracus, amaracum, Gr. ama rakos, ama rakon.] (Bot.) A genus of mintlike plants ({Origanum}) comprising about twenty five species. The sweet marjoram… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Origanum majorana — ID 57734 Symbol Key ORMA Common Name sweet marjoram Family Lamiaceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity Introduced to U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution MA, PA Growth Habit Subshrub, Forb/herb D …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • Origanum majorana — noun aromatic European plant native to Mediterranean and Turkey; not widespread in Europe • Syn: ↑sweet marjoram, ↑knotted marjoram, ↑Majorana hortensis • Hypernyms: ↑origanum • Member Holonyms: ↑genus Origanum …   Useful english dictionary

  • family Labiatae — noun a large family of aromatic herbs and shrubs having flowers resembling the lips of a mouth and four lobed ovaries yielding four one seeded nutlets and including mint; thyme; sage; rosemary • Syn: ↑Labiatae, ↑Lamiaceae, ↑family Lamiaceae,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • family Lamiaceae — noun a large family of aromatic herbs and shrubs having flowers resembling the lips of a mouth and four lobed ovaries yielding four one seeded nutlets and including mint; thyme; sage; rosemary • Syn: ↑Labiatae, ↑family Labiatae, ↑Lamiaceae, ↑mint …   Useful english dictionary

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