Tartarian lamb(Bot.), Scythian lamb. See Barometz.

(Tar*ta"ri*an) n. (Bot.) The name of some kinds of cherries, as the Black Tartarian, or the White Tartarian.

(Tar*tar"ic) a. (Chem.) Of or pertaining to tartar; derived from, or resembling, tartar.

Tartaric acid. (a) An acid widely diffused throughout the vegetable kingdom, as in grapes, mountain- ash berries, etc., and obtained from tartar as a white crystalline substance, C2H2(OH)2.(CO2H)2, having a strong pure acid taste. It is used in medicine, in dyeing, calico printing, photography, etc., and also as a substitute for lemon juice. Called also dextro-tartaric acid. (b) By extension, any one of the series of isomeric acids (racemic acid, levotartaric acid, inactive tartaric acid) of which tartaric acid proper is the type.

(Tar"tar*ine) n. (Old Chem.) Potassium carbonate, obtained by the incineration of tartar. [Obs.]

(Tar"tar*ize) v. t. [imp. & p. p. Tartarized ; p. pr. & vb. n. Tartarizing ] [Cf. F. tartariser.] (Chem.) To impregnate with, or subject to the action of, tartar. [R.]

Tartarized antimony(Med. Chem.), tartar emetic.

(Tar"tar*ize) v. t. To cause to resemble the Tartars and their civilization, as by conquest.

(Tar"tar*ous) a. [Cf. F. tartareux.] Containing tartar; consisting of tartar, or partaking of its qualities; tartareous.

(Tar"tar*ous) a. Resembling, or characteristic of, a Tartar; ill-natured; irritable.

The Tartarous moods of common men.
B. Jonson.

(Tar"ta*rum) n. (Chem.) See 1st Tartar.

(Tar"ta*rus) n. [L., from Gr. Ta`rtaros.] (Class. Myth.) The infernal regions, described in the Iliad as situated as far below Hades as heaven is above the earth, and by later writers as the place of punishment for the spirits of the wicked. By the later poets, also, the name is often used synonymously with Hades, or the Lower World in general.

(Tar"ta*ry) n. Tartarus. [Obs.] Spenser.

Tartini's tones
(Tar*ti"ni's tones`) [From Tartini, an Italian violinist, who discovered them in 1754.] See the Note under Tone.

(Tart"ish) a. Somewhat tart.

Tartarated to Taster

(Tar"tar*a`ted) a. (Chem.) Tartrated.

(Tar*ta"re*an Tar*ta"re*ous) a. [L. tartareus: cf. F. tartaréen.] Of or pertaining to Tartarus; hellish.

(Tar*ta"re*ous), a. [Cf. 1st Tartarous.]

1. Consisting of tartar; of the nature of tartar.

2. (Bot.) Having the surface rough and crumbling; as, many lichens are tartareous.

(Tar*ta"ri*an Tar*tar"ic) a. Of or pertaining to Tartary in Asia, or the Tartars.

  By PanEris using Melati.

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