- consisting of or containing tartar.
Origin of tartarous
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Wine dissolves Soap; but imperfectly, because it contains an acid or tartarous part.Elements of the Theory and Practice of Chymistry, 5th ed.
Pierre Joseph Macquer
This tartarous enamel must therefore be scaled off, that the gums may grow up to their proper place.
- consisting of, containing, or resembling tartar
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