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 and Etymology of tatar
Persian Tātār, of Turkic origin; akin to TurkishTatar Tatar
First Known Use: 1842
Seen and Heard
What made you want to look up Tatar? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).