Tartareous
Tartarean Tar*ta"re*an, Tartareous Tar*ta"re*ous, a. [L. tartareus: cf. F. tartar['e]en.] Of or pertaining to Tartarus; hellish. [1913 Webster]

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  • Tartareous — Tar*ta re*ous, a. [Cf. 1st {Tartarous}.] 1. Consisting of tartar; of the nature of tartar. [1913 Webster] 2. (Bot.) Having the surface rough and crumbling; as, many lichens are tartareous. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • tartareous — tar·tar·e·ous (tär târʹē əs) adj. Consisting of or resembling tartar. * * * …   Universalium

  • tartareous — a. Tartarean …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • tartareous — tar·tar·e·ous …   English syllables

  • tartareous — adjective Etymology: New Latin tartareus, from Medieval Latin tartarum tartar + Latin eus eous : consisting of or resembling tartar …   Useful english dictionary

  • Tartarean — Tar*ta re*an, Tartareous Tar*ta re*ous, a. [L. tartareus: cf. F. tartar[ e]en.] Of or pertaining to Tartarus; hellish. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Tartarous — Tar tar*ous, a. [Cf. F. tartareux.] Containing tartar; consisting of tartar, or partaking of its qualities; tartareous. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • tartaréen — ⇒TARTARÉEN, ENNE, adj. Qui se rapporte au Tartare, lieu où Zeus envoyait ses ennemis et où les coupables étaient châtiés. L affreuse fanfare de la trombe tartaréenne retentit (BERLIOZ, À travers chants, 1862, p. 171). Prononc.:[ ], fém. [ ].… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • tartarean — a. Infernal, hellish, tartareous …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • tartar —   n. crust like deposit of grape juice on wine casks; incrustation on teeth.    ♦ tartareous,    ♦ tartaric, a …   Dictionary of difficult words

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