[tahr-tair-ee-uh n]
  1. 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

1350–1400; Middle English. See Tartar, -ian
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  1. a variant spelling of TatarianSee Tatarian
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