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Etymology [ edit ]
Middle French (cf. modern targon ), from estragon Medieval Latin , from tragonia Arabic طَرْخُون ( ṭarḵūn ), ultimately from Ancient Greek δρακόντιον ( drakóntion, “ edder-wort, Dracunculus vulgaris ” ), from δράκων ( drákōn, “ dragon, serpent ” ).
Pronunciation [ edit ]
tarragon ( usually , uncountable plural )
perennial herb, the wormwood species , from Artemisia dracunculus Europe and parts of Asia. The leaves of this plant (either fresh, or preserved in vinegar / oil mixture) used as a seasoning.
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Translations [ edit ]
perennial herb Artemisia dracunculus
the leaves of Artemisia dracunculus
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