Pronunciation: (tär'tn), [key]
1. a woolen or worsted cloth woven with stripes of different colors and widths crossing at right angles, worn chiefly by the Scottish Highlanders, each clan having its own distinctive plaid.
2. a design of such a plaid known by the name of the clan wearing it.
3. any plaid.
1. of, pertaining to, or resembling tartan.
2. made of tartan.
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