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 for Origanum dictamnus
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Dittany \Dit"ta*ny\, n. [OE. dytane, detane, dytan, OF. ditain,
     F. dictame, L. dictamnum, fr. Gr. di`ktamnon, di`ktamnos, a
     plant growing in abundance on Mount Dicte in Crete. Cf.
     Dittander.] (Bot.)
     (a) A plant of the Mint family ({Origanum Dictamnus), a
         native of Crete.
     (b) The Dictamnus Fraxinella. See Dictamnus.
     (c) In America, the Cunila Mariana, a fragrant herb of the
         Mint family.
         [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  Origanum dictamnus
      n 1: dwarf aromatic shrub of Crete [syn: dittany of crete,
           cretan dittany, crete dittany, hop marjoram, winter
           sweet, Origanum dictamnus]

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