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Tartarean

adjective Tar·tar·e·an \tär-ˈter-ē-ən\

Definition of TARTAREAN

:  of, relating to, or resembling Tartarus :  infernal <were thrown headlong…into the Tartarean abyss — Edward Gibbon>
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Origin of TARTAREAN

Latin tartareus, from Greek tartareios, from Tartaros Tartarus
First Known Use: 1592

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