Skip to definition.
Get the FREE one-click dictionary software for Windows or the iPhone/iPad and Android apps

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