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Noun: tartar  taa(r)-tu(r)
  1. A salt used especially in baking powder
    - cream of tartar, potassium bitartrate, potassium hydrogen tartrate
     
  2. A fiercely vigilant and unpleasant woman
    - dragon
     
  3. An incrustation that forms on the teeth and gums
    - calculus, tophus
Noun: Tartar  taa(r)-tu(r)
  1. A member of the Mongolian people of central Asia who invaded Russia in the 13th century
    - Tatar, Mongol Tatar

Derived forms: Tartars, tartars

Type of: crust, disagreeable woman, encrustation, incrustation, Mongol, Mongolian, salt, unpleasant woman

Encyclopedia: Tartar, Switzerland