Definition of Origanum vulgare
1. Noun. Aromatic Eurasian perennial.
Terms within: Marjoram, Oregano
Group relationships: Genus Origanum
Generic synonyms: Origanum
Lexicographical Neighbors of Origanum Vulgare
Literary usage of Origanum vulgare
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Materia Medica and Special Therapeutics of the New Remedies by Edwin Moses Hale (1875)
"Origanum vulgare. The Wild Marjoram is not indigenous to this country, but may be found in all the older states, introduced from England, ..."
2. The Chemistry of Essential Oils and Artificial Perfumes by Ernest John Parry (1908)
"Common marjoram oil is the product of distillation of the herb Origanum vulgare, sweet marjoram oil being derived from Origanum majorana. ..."
3. The Effects of Cross and Self Fertilization in the Vegetable Kingdom, by Charles Darwin (1889)
"... Origanum vulgare, great increase of the crossed plants by stolons —Thunbergia alata. J IN the family of the Scrophulariaceae I experimented on species ..."
4. A Dictionary of Terms Used in Medicine and the Collateral Sciences by Richard Dennis Hoblyn (1856)
"Origanum vulgare. Common Marjoram ; a Labiate plant, which yields the oil of thyme of the shops. ORIGIN (origo). The commencement of a muscle from any part. ..."