Tartarian
adjective see tartar II

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Tartarian — Tar*ta ri*an, n. (Bot.) The name of some kinds of cherries, as the Black Tartarian, or the White Tartarian. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Tartarian — Tar*ta ri*an, Tartaric Tar*tar ic, a. Of or pertaining to Tartary in Asia, or the Tartars. [1913 Webster] {Tartarian lamb} (Bot.), Scythian lamb. See {Barometz}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Tartarian — [tär ter′ē ən] adj. TATAR …   English World dictionary

  • Tartarian — Tartar ► NOUN 1) historical a member of the combined forces of central Asian peoples, including Mongols and Turks, who conquered much of Asia and eastern Europe in the early 13th century. 2) (tartar) a harsh, fierce, or intractable person.… …   English terms dictionary

  • Tartarian — /tahr tair ee euhn/, adj. of, pertaining to, or characteristic of a Tartar or the Tartars; Tartar. [1350 1400; ME. See TARTAR, IAN] * * * …   Universalium

  • tartarian — tar·tar·ian …   English syllables

  • tartarian — I. tärˈta(a)rēən noun ( s) Usage: usually capitalized Etymology: Middle English Tartarien, from Middle French, from Medieval Latin Tartarus + Middle French ien ian archaic …   Useful english dictionary

  • Tartarian lamb — Tartarian Tar*ta ri*an, Tartaric Tar*tar ic, a. Of or pertaining to Tartary in Asia, or the Tartars. [1913 Webster] {Tartarian lamb} (Bot.), Scythian lamb. See {Barometz}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • tartarian bread — tartarian bread, a vegetable eaten in Hungary with oil, vinegar, and salt. It is the root of an East European perennial herb of the mustard family. ╂[translation of Hungarian tatár kenyér] …   Useful english dictionary

  • tartarian lamb — noun Usage: usually capitalized T : scythian lamb * * * Tartarian lamb noun Barometz • • • Main Entry: ↑Tartar * * * tartarian lamb, an Asian fern with shaggy rhizomes suggesting a small lamb …   Useful english dictionary

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