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Borrowing from Middle French targon (cf. modern estragon), from Medieval Latin tragonia, from Arabic طَرْخُون (ṭarḵūn), ultimately from Ancient Greek δρακόντιον (drakóntion, Dracunculus vulgaris), from δράκων (drákōn, dragon, serpent).

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tarragon (usually uncountable, plural tarragons)

  1. A perennial herb, the wormwood species Artemisia dracunculus, from Europe and parts of Asia.
  2. The leaves of this plant (either fresh, or preserved in vinegar / oil mixture) used as a seasoning.

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