Origanum


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Marjoram. Genus of mint-like plants (Origanum). The sweet marjoram (O.

Majorana) is aromatic and fragrant, and used in cooking. The wild

marjoram of Europe and America (O. vulgare) is less fragrant.



orris

Several species of iris with a fragrant rootstock, especially Iris

germanica, used in perfumes and cosmetics.





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