tarragon

2 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Tarragon \Tar"ra*gon\, noun [Sp. taragona, Ar. tarkh?n; perhaps fr. Gr. ? a dragon, or L. draco; cf. L. dracunculus tarragon. Cf. {Dragon}.] (Bot.) A plant of the genus {Artemisa} ({Artemisa dracunculus}), much used in France for flavoring vinegar.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

tarragon

noun

1: aromatic perennial of southeastern Russia [syn: {tarragon}, {estragon}, {Artemisia dracunculus}]

2: fresh leaves (or leaves preserved in vinegar) used as seasoning [syn: {tarragon}, {estragon}]


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