What does the word marjoram mean?

Usage examples for marjoram

  1. I remember that it has thyme in it, and sweet marjoram and summer savory, not to mention oysters and anchovies, a pound of butter, a bottle of claret and three or four oranges; he gives you your choice about two cloves of garlic, and says you need not have them unless you like. – Hildegarde's Neighbors by Laura E. Richards
  2. Lonely and sun- scorched, Chaumes seemed to me the very threshold of Limoise: it had its very odor, the mingled scent of wild thyme and sweet marjoram. – The Story of a Child by Pierre Loti