tarragon

noun tar·ra·gon \ ˈter-ə-ˌgän , ˈta-rə- also -gən \
Updated on: 9 Nov 2017

Definition of tarragon

:a small widely cultivated perennial artemisia (Artemisia dracunculus) having aromatic narrow usually entire leaves; also :its leaves used as a seasoning

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Origin and Etymology of tarragon

Middle French targon, from Medieval Latin tarchon, from Middle Greek, from Arabic ṭarkhūn


TARRAGON Defined for English Language Learners

tarragon

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Definition of tarragon for English Language Learners

  • : a small European herb that is used to flavor food



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