Definition of tarragon
: a small widely cultivated perennial artemisia (Artemisia dracunculus) having aromatic narrow usually entire leaves; also : its leaves used as a seasoning
Recent Examples of tarragon from the Web
The tarragon burrowed in Little Gem lettuce with green goddess dressing is an ideal.
Herbs: Anise, basil, bay laurel, chive, dill, ginger, lemon balm, Mexican tarragon, mint, oregano, sage, sweet marjoram and thyme. 6.
Vegetables are planted from March through October, but the herbs — such as tarragon, parsley, cilantro and dill — are grown all year.
Make an agua fresca, a flavorful fruit-forward blended drink, and add soft herbs like tarragon, basil or shiso.
Mexican tarragon also is called Mexican mint marigold.
Add .5 oz fresh tarragon (whole sprigs, ripped in half).
Laprise, on this night, found a most excellent loin of lamb with king eryngii mushrooms, pickled eggplant, tarragon puree, lemongrass and mint sauce.
At Homestead, a neighborhood restaurant in Washington, these eggs arrive seated on a zippy bed of asparagus-tarragon puree - an easy and excellent way to introduce some green.
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Origin and Etymology of tarragon
Middle French targon, from Medieval Latin tarchon, from Middle Greek, from Arabic ṭarkhūn
First Known Use: 1538See Words from the same year
TARRAGON Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of tarragon for English Language Learners
: a small European herb that is used to flavor food
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