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
Member Meronyms:

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  • Origanum — vulgare Scientific classification Kingdom: Plantae …   Wikipedia

  • Origanum dictamnus — Scientific classification Kingdom: Plantae (unranked) …   Wikipedia

  • Origanum dictamnus — Diptam Dost Diptam Dost (Origanum dictamnus), Illustration. Systematik Unterklasse: Asternähnliche (Asteridae) …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • origanum — noun any of various fragrant aromatic herbs of the genus Origanum used as seasonings • Hypernyms: ↑herb, ↑herbaceous plant • Hyponyms: ↑oregano, ↑marjoram, ↑pot marjoram, ↑wild marjoram, ↑wint …   Useful english dictionary

  • Origanum pulchellum — Showy Marjoram Scientific classification Kingdom: Plantae (unranked): Angiosperms (unranked): Eudicots …   Wikipedia

  • origanum oil — The volatile oil (which contains carvacrol) obtained from various species of Origanum (family Labiatae); used as a rubefacient, as a constituent in veterinary liniments, and in microscopic techniques. * * * orig·a·num oil ə rig ə nəm n an… …   Medical dictionary

  • Origanum — ID 57733 Symbol Key ORIGA Common Name origanum Family Lamiaceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity N/A US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution AR, CA, CT, DE, IL, MA, MD, MI, NC, NJ, NY, OH, OR, PA, VA, VT, WA Growth Habit N/A …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • Origanum dictamnus — noun dwarf aromatic shrub of Crete • Syn: ↑dittany of crete, ↑cretan dittany, ↑crete dittany, ↑hop marjoram, ↑winter sweet • Hypernyms: ↑origanum • Member Holonyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • 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

  • Origanum vulgare — noun aromatic Eurasian perennial • Syn: ↑oregano, ↑marjoram, ↑pot marjoram, ↑wild marjoram, ↑winter sweet • Hypernyms: ↑origanum • Member Holonyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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