- of, relating to, or characteristic of a Tartar or the Tartars, the Mongolian and Turkish tribes who overran Asia and much of Eastern Europe in the Middle Ages.
Origin of Tartarian
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Examples from the Web for tartarian
A thousand and one quarters of hours; being Tartarian tales.The Library of William Congreve
John C. Hodges
And you, he said to the Tartarian chief, will not you help me?Historical Parallels, vol 2 of 3)
Arthur Thomas Malkin
Mr Eaton states that butter melted by the Tartarian method, and then salted by ours, will keep good and fine-tasted for two years.
They represented me to his Tartarian majesty as a spy of the pope.Voltaire's Romances
Tartarian honeysuckles waved at the very summit of the chimney, and wild-roses curtained every window.Alice Wilde: The Raftman's Daughter
Metta V. Victor
- a variant spelling of TatarianSee Tatarian
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