Definition of Genus origanum

1. Noun. A genus of aromatic mints of the family Labiatae.




Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Origanum

genus Ophiodon
genus Ophioglossum
genus Ophiophagus
genus Ophisaurus
genus Ophrys
genus Opisthocomus
genus Opuntia
genus Orbignya
genus Orchestia
genus Orchis
genus Orcinus
genus Oreamnos
genus Orectolobus
genus Oreopteris
genus Oreortyx
genus Origanum
genus Oriolus
genus Orites
genus Ormosia
genus Ornithogalum
genus Ornithorhynchus
genus Orontium
genus Ortalis
genus Orthilia
genus Orthopristis
genus Orthotomus
genus Orycteropus
genus Oryctolagus
genus Oryx
genus Oryza

Literary usage of Genus origanum

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The London Journal of Botany by Sir William Jackson Hooker (1846)
"... Repertorium fur die Pharmacie, 1840,'' a Review of the species of the genus Origanum and a Description of Thymus coriaceus. ..."

2. Medicinal Plants: Being Descriptions with Original Figures of the Principal ...by Robert Bentley, Henry Trimen by Robert Bentley, Henry Trimen (1880)
"genus origanum,* Linn. B. & H., ii, p. 1185. About 25 species are known, natives of Europe and Asia, especially the Mediterranean region. 204. ..."

3. A Practical Guide to Garden Plants by John Weathers (1901)
"There are a few- species of Marjoram cultivated as Sweet Herbs, all belonging to the genus Origanum, which has been described at p. 744. ..."

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