tartaric

adjective (1)
tar·​tar·​ic | \ (ˈ)tär¦tarik (ˈ)tȧ¦t-, -arēk also -¦ter- \

Definition of tartaric

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: of, relating to, derived from, or resembling tartar or tartaric acid

Tartaric

adjective (2)
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Definition of Tartaric (Entry 2 of 2)

: tartar

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History and Etymology for tartaric

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 6 Dec. 2021.

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