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adjective (1)

(ˈ)tär¦tarik (ˈ)tȧ¦t-,
-arēk also -¦ter-
: of, relating to, derived from, or resembling tartar or tartaric acid


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adjective (2)

: tartar

Word History


Adjective (1)

International Scientific Vocabulary tartar entry 1 + -ic; originally formed as French tartarique

Adjective (2)

tartar entry 2 + -ic

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“Tartaric.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tartaric. Accessed 21 May. 2024.

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