Definitions

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • proper n. A genus of aromatic labiate plants, including the sweet marjoram (Origanum Marjorana) and the wild marjoram (Origanum vulgare).

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A plant of the genus Origanum; marjoram; wild marjoram; also, pennyroyal, Mentha Pulegium.

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Examples

  • Not only should they, "lose everything, from the point of origan to the kill," as Clay said, but they should estimate the age of the animal and give you at least twice that in jail.

    PA To Crack Down On Poachers

  • You lose everything, from the point of origan to the kill!

    PA To Crack Down On Poachers

  • Had we had his body, his grave-clothes must have been as simple as in life, and his grave-wreath only of origan.

    The Praise Singer

  • He was crowned with a wreath of gold, twined with parsley and origan.

    The Praise Singer

  • _O. vulgare_, wild marjoram) thyme > (This and origan were used to treat scabs: see 108.47: 3; thyme was also used to treat syphilis) 8 A filthy foul old woman I did view,

    The Faerie Queene — Volume 01

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