noun Ta·tar \ˈtä-tər\

Definition of Tatar

  1. 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. 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

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