Or"i*gan (?), O*rig"a*num (?), n. [L. origanum, Gr. , , prob. fr. mountain + brightness, beauty. Cf. Organy.] Bot.

A genus of aromatic labiate plants, including the sweet marjoram (O. Marjorana) and the wild marjoram (O. vulgare).

Spenser.

 

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