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[awr-i-guh n, or-] /ˈɔr ɪ gən, ˈɒr-/

an aromatic herb, especially oregano.
another name for marjoram (sense 2)


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    origanum oil o·rig·a·num oil (ə-rĭg’ə-nəm) n. A volatile oil obtained from various species of plants of the genus Origanum, used as a rubefacient, as a constituent in veterinary liniments, and in microscopic techniques.

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