from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. An aromatic Eurasian herb (Artemisia dracunculus) having linear to lance-shaped leaves and small, whitish-green flower heads arranged in loose, spreading panicles.
- n. The leaves of this plant used as a seasoning.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A perennial herb, the wormwood species Artemisia dracunculus, from Europe and parts of Asia.
- n. The leaves of this plant (either fresh, or preserved in vinegar / oil mixture) used as a seasoning.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A plant of the genus Artemisa (Artemisa dracunculus), much used in France for flavoring vinegar.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A composite plant, Artemisia Dracunculus, native in Russia and temperate Asia.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. aromatic perennial of southeastern Russia
- n. fresh leaves (or leaves preserved in vinegar) used as seasoning
I’ve been attempting to grow an indoor herb garden, and several of my plants have responded heroically to the not-so-ideal horticultural conditions of my apartment: the French tarragon is lacing its way across the window sill; the chocolate mint has exploded with long, leafy stems; the purple sage surprises me daily with new, velvety growth; and the Greek basil has puffed into several large globes of fragrant, delicate leaves.
I love the idea of tarragon or basil pesto in this salad too.
Five cents 'worth of bay-leaves from the drug shop win complete the list (save tarragon, which is hard to find), and you have for a quarter of a dollar herbs enough to last
From it also is made the vinegar known as tarragon vinegar, which is employed by the French in mixing their mustard.
In Texas they're called tarragon, in South America they're turned into perfume, and in England you put them on to wash dishes.
Do you think this process would work for my other favorite herb "tarragon"?
It makes me wonder what kind of tarragon I have growing in my herb bed!
The wines were dark purple, with blackberries and herbs such as tarragon and rosemary on the nose, sometimes along with a bit of lilac.
You could enter "tarragon" into my search bar if you wanted to see the other tarragon recipes I've made.
Some, however, such as tarragon, which does not produce seed, and several other perennial kinds, are propagated by division, layers, or cuttings.