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Meaning of TARRAGON

Pronunciation:  'taru`gân

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  fresh leaves (or leaves preserved in vinegar) used as seasoning
  2. [n]  aromatic perennial of southeastern Russia
 

TARRAGON is a 8 letter word that starts with T.

 

 Synonyms: Artemisia dracunculus, estragon, estragon
 
 See Also: artemisia, Artemisia dracunculus, herb, tarragon, tarragon

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Tar"ra*gon\, n. [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} ({A. dracunculus}), much used
in France for flavoring vinegar.

 

 

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