Definition of Tatar
1 : a member of any of a group of Turkic peoples found mainly in the Tatar Republic of Russia and parts of Siberia and central Asia
2 : any of the Turkic languages spoken by the Tatar peoples
Origin of tatar
Persian Tātār, of Turkic origin; akin to Turkish Tatar Tatar
First Known Use: 1842
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