HyperDic: genus_origanum

English > 1 sense of the expression genus Origanum:
NOUNplantgenus Origanuma genus of aromatic mints of the family Labiatae
English > genus Origanum: 1 sense > noun 1, plant
MeaningA genus of aromatic mints of the family Labiatae.
Member ofLabiatae, family Labiatae, Lamiaceae, family Lamiaceae, mint familyA 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
Membersdittany of crete, cretan dittany, crete dittany, hop marjoram, winter sweet, Origanum dictamnusDwarf aromatic shrub of Crete
oregano, marjoram, pot marjoram, wild marjoram, winter sweet, Origanum vulgarearomatic Eurasian perennial
origanumAny of various fragrant aromatic herbs of the genus Origanum used as seasonings
sweet marjoram, knotted marjoram, Origanum majorana, Majorana hortensisaromatic European plant native to Mediterranean and Turkey
Broaderasterid dicot genusgenus of more or less advanced dicotyledonous herbs and some trees and shrubs
Spanishgenus origanum
Catalangenus origanum

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