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

Definition of Tartarean

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

Origin and Etymology of tartarean

Latin tartareus, from Greek tartareios, from Tartaros Tartarus

First Known Use: 1592

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