tartaric

[tahr-tar-ik, -tahr-]

Origin of tartaric

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

tartaric

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

Tartaric

adjective
  1. a variant spelling of TataricSee Tatarian
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