estragon


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estragon

(ˈɛstrəˌɡɒn)
n
(Plants) another name for tarragon
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.estragon - aromatic perennial of southeastern Russiaestragon - aromatic perennial of southeastern Russia
estragon, tarragon - fresh leaves (or leaves preserved in vinegar) used as seasoning
artemisia - any of various composite shrubs or herbs of the genus Artemisia having aromatic green or greyish foliage
2.estragon - fresh leaves (or leaves preserved in vinegar) used as seasoning
herb - aromatic potherb used in cookery for its savory qualities
Artemisia dracunculus, estragon, tarragon - aromatic perennial of southeastern Russia
Translations

estragon

n (Bot) → Estragon m
References in classic literature ?
The Tatar, recollecting that it was Stepan Arkadyevitch's way not to call the dishes by the names in the French bill of fare, did not repeat them after him, but could not resist rehearsing the whole menus to himself according to the bill:--"Soupe printaniere, turbot, sauce Beaumarchais, poulard a l'estragon, macedoine de fruits...etc.," and then instantly, as though worked by springs, laying down one bound bill of fare, he took up another, the list of wines, and submitted it to Stepan Arkadyevitch.
Aside from its title, there's no more perfect summation of "Waiting for Godot" than Estragon's complaint in the first act: "Nothing happens, nobody comes, nobody goes, it's awful." But there's no trace of that monotony in the perversely gripping non-drama and fine-grained emotional textures of this haunting revival.
Stewart left that performance in Bristol determined that one day he would play Vladimir and, half a century later, the man known to millions of TV viewers as Star Trek's Captain Jean-Luc Picard finally fulfils that ambition, appearing - with Ian McKellen as Estragon - at Theatre Royal, Newcastle, from tonight until Saturday.
But now It Is one of the theatre events of the year - launched here In Malvern - thanks to the dream casting of Patrick Stewart and Ian McKellen In the roles of Vladimir and Estragon. There Is equally gold-plated support from Simon Callow and Ronald Pickup.
The story focuses on tramps Vladimir and Estragon who are waiting for someone.
Bertie Ahern could be Godot's Estragon, the bungling fool.
Two tramps,Vladimir and Estragon are alone in the country.
Bridges--as Vladimir and Estragon, intent as they are on making their way from here to there, would no doubt agree--are indispensable.
Estragon, Vladimir, Pozzo y Lucky, su tiempo y su espacio, solo los he podido conocer un poco de muy lejos por la necesidad de comprenderlos.
MD: So you had Vladimir and Estragon in your doorway.
In a tragic-comedy by Samuel Beckett Vladimir and Estragon wait on a country road for the arrival of which character?
In a tragic-comedy by Samuel Beckett, Vladimir and Estragon wait on a country road for the arrival of which character?