(especially of fish) finely chopped and served raw (used postpositively): salmon tartare.

Origin of tartare

extracted from steak tartare
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Examples from the Web for tartare

Historical Examples of tartare

  • If the salmon is served cold, the tartare sauce is poured over it.

    The Skilful Cook

    Mary Harrison

  • Garnish with coral and parsley, and serve with tartare sauce (see Sauces).

    The Skilful Cook

    Mary Harrison

  • Lay a stratum on the dish, and anoint the stratum with Tartare sauce.

    Cakes & Ale

    Edward Spencer

  • Dress on a napkin, and serve with Tartare or Barnaise sauce.

  • Serve with an olive, Barnaise, Tartare, or any sauce preferred.