tartaric

[ tahr-tar-ik, -tahr- ]
/ tɑrˈtær ɪk, -ˈtɑr- /

adjective

pertaining to or derived from tartar.

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Origin of tartaric

First recorded in 1780–90; tartar + -ic

OTHER WORDS FROM tartaric

an·ti·tar·tar·ic, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for tartaric (1 of 2)

tartaric
/ (tɑːˈtærɪk) /

adjective

of, concerned with, containing, or derived from tartar or tartaric acid

British Dictionary definitions for tartaric (2 of 2)

Tartaric
/ (tɑːˈtærɪk) /

adjective

a variant spelling of TataricSee Tatarian
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