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Pronunciation: (tär'tur), Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/tartar.html on line 79 [key]
n.
1. Dentistry.calculus (def. 3).
2. the deposit from wines, potassium bitartrate.
3. the intermediate product of cream of tartar, obtained from the crude form, argol.

Tar•tar



Pronunciation: (tär'tur), Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/tartar.html on line 105 [key]
n.
1. a member of any of the various tribes, chiefly Mongolian and Turkish, who, originally under the leadership of Genghis Khan, overran Asia and much of eastern Europe in the Middle Ages.
2. a member of the descendants of this people variously intermingled with other peoples and tribes, now inhabiting parts of the European and W and central Asian Russian Federation.
3. Tatar (defs. 1–3).
4. (often l.c.) a savage, intractable person.
5. (often l.c.) an ill-tempered person.
6. catch a Tartar, to deal with someone or something that proves unexpectedly troublesome or powerful. Also,catch a tartar.

adj.
1. of or pertaining to a Tartar or Tartars; Tartarian.
2. Tatar (def. 5). Also,Tatar (for defs. 1, 2, 4–6).

Tar•tar



Pronunciation: (tär'tur), Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/tartar.html on line 175 [key]
n. Obs.
Tartarus.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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  • Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/tartar.html on line 213 tartar (Thesaurus)
  • Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/tartar.html on line 215 tartar (Encyclopedia)

 

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