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tartaric

[tahr-tar-ik, -tahr-]
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adjective
  1. pertaining to or derived from tartar.
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Origin of tartaric

First recorded in 1780–90; tartar + -ic
Related formsan·ti·tar·tar·ic, adjective
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tartaric

adjective
  1. of, concerned with, containing, or derived from tartar or tartaric acid
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Tartaric

adjective
  1. a variant spelling of TataricSee Tatarian
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