Meaning of dittany
Pronunciation: (dit'n-ē), [key]
— pl. -nies.
- a Cretan plant, Origanum dictamnus, of the mint family, having spikes of purple flowers and formerly believed to have medicinal qualities.
- Also calleda North American plant, Cunila origanoides, of the mint family, bearing clusters of purplish flowers.
- dittany (Thesaurus)