Definition of Knotted marjoram
1. Noun. Aromatic European plant native to Mediterranean and Turkey; not widespread in Europe.
Group relationships: Genus Origanum
Generic synonyms: Origanum
Lexicographical Neighbors of Knotted Marjoram
Literary usage of Knotted marjoram
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Cook's Own Book: Being a Complete Culinary Encyclopedia... With Numerous by N. K. M. Lee (1832)
"... basil, savon,-, tan-agon, knotted marjoram, and a little thyme), a little salt and Cayenne, a shallot, к glass of Slurry, and a little oyster liquor; ..."
2. The Horticulturist; Or, An Attempt to Teach the Science and Practice of the by John Claudius Loudon, Loudon (Jane) (1849)
"The leaves and tender tops, green or dried, are used in soups as a substitute for those of the sweet or knotted marjoram. It is readily propagated by ..."
3. The Saturday Magazine (1841)
"It is sometimes called knotted marjoram, on account of the position of the flowers, which are clustered ... Sweet, or knotted marjoram, being a tender plant ..."
4. The Suburban Horticulturist, Or, An Attempt to Teach the Science and by John Claudius Loudon (1842)
"The leaves and tender tops, green or dried, are used in soups as a substitute, tor those of the sweet or knotted marjoram. It is readily propagated by ..."
5. A New System of Domestic Cookery: Formed Upon Principles of Economy, and by Maria Eliza Ketelby Rundell (1840)
"The herbs to be used should be burnet, tarragon, parsley, thyme, basil, savoury, marjoram, pennyroyal, knotted marjoram, and some chive» if you can get them ..."
6. My Garden, Its Plan and Culture Together with a General Description of Its by Alfred Smee (1872)
"knotted marjoram (Origanum Majorana, fig. 200) is in this country an annual, ... knotted marjoram. , . FIG. 201 .—Tarragon. Flu. 202.—Rue. vinegar. ..."
7. A New System of Domestic Cookery: Formed Upon Principles of Economy and by Maria Eliza Ketelby Rundell (1824)
"Take three handsful of orange-flowers, three of clove- gillyflowers, three of damask roses, one of knotted marjoram, one of lemon-thyme, six bay-leaves, ..."