Definition of Estragon

1. Noun. Aromatic perennial of southeastern Russia.

Exact synonyms: Artemisia Dracunculus, Tarragon
Terms within: Tarragon
Generic synonyms: Artemisia



2. Noun. Fresh leaves (or leaves preserved in vinegar) used as seasoning.
Exact synonyms: Tarragon
Generic synonyms: Herb
Group relationships: Artemisia Dracunculus, Tarragon

Definition of Estragon

1. Noun. tarragon ¹

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Definition of Estragon

1. tarragon [n -S] - See also: tarragon

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Estragon

estover
estovers
estrade
estrades
estradiol
estradiol-17 beta sulfotransferase
estradiol 15 alpha-hydroxylase
estradiol 16 alpha-hydroxylase
estradiol antagonists
estradiol benzoate unit
estradiol dehydrogenases
estradiol patch
estradiol receptor tyrosine kinase
estradiols
estragole
estragon (current term)
estragon oil
estragons
estral
estramacon
estramacons
estramustine
estramustine phosphate sodium
estrane
estranes
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estrangedness
estrangement
estrangements

Literary usage of Estragon

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1. The Kitchen and Fruit Gardener: A Select Manual of Kitchen Gardening, and (1847)
"TARRAGON, or L'estragon OF THE FRENCH, is a very hot, peppery herb, used in soups and salads; it is also put into vinegar, to which it imparts a delightful ..."

2. May Byron's Vegetable Book: Containing Over 750 Recipes for the Cooking and by May Clarissa Gillington Byron (1916)
"... of butter on top of the cheese, then set to bake in oven ten minutes. Remove and serve. 293. POTATOES AU GRATIN, estragon Cut four cold, boiled potatoes ..."

3. The Volatile Oils by Eduard Gildemeister, Friedrich Hoffmann (1900)
"and showed that estragon oil behaved toward reagents like anise oil, ... Since then anethol was regarded as the principal constituent of estragon oil. ..."

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