A genus of mintlike plants (Origanum) comprising about twenty-five species. The sweet marjoram (Origanum Majorana) is pecularly aromatic and fragrant, and much used in cookery. The wild marjoram of Europe and America is Origanum vulgare, far less fragrant than the other.
A green herb, used as flavouring.
It is difficult to see the difference between marjoram and oregano. However, marjoram has a milder taste. Oregano has a “peppery” flavor. Marjoram is mostly used in its dry form in salads.