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Date: 1500-1600
Language: Old French
Origin: targon, from Arabic tarkhun

tarragon

noun
     
Related topics: Cooking
tar‧ra‧gon [uncountable]
DFC the leaves of a small European plant, used in cooking to give food a special taste:
chicken with tarragon

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