Definition of marjoram noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈmɑːdʒərəm//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈmɑːrdʒərəm//
[uncountable] Herbs and spices
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a plant with leaves that smell sweet and are used in cooking as a herb, often when dried See related entries: Herbs and spices Word Originlate Middle English: from Old French majorane, from medieval Latin majorana, of unknown ultimate origin.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: marjoram