Definition of Tartarous

1. a. Containing tartar; consisting of tartar, or partaking of its qualities; tartareous.



2. a. Resembling, or characteristic of, a Tartar; ill-natured; irritable.

Definition of Tartarous

1. Adjective. Of, pertaining to, or derived from tartar. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Tartarous

1. [adj]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Tartarous

tartarated
tartare
tartare sauce
tartareous
tartares
tartarian
tartaric
tartaric acid
tartarine
tartarization
tartarize
tartarized
tartarizes
tartarizing
tartarly
tartarous (current term)
tartars
tartarum
tartarus
tartaryn
tarte flambée
tarted
tarter
tartest
tartier
tartiest
tartily
tartine
tartines
tartiness

Literary usage of Tartarous

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A Journal of Natural Philosophy, Chemistry and the Arts by William Nicholson (1810)
"Experiments on iht tartarous Acid, and particularly on the Acid it affords ... left a crystallized residuum, which differed too from tartarous acid, Messrs. ..."

2. American Edition of the British Encyclopedia: Or, Dictionary of Arts and ...by William Nicholson by William Nicholson (1819)
"... or the oxalic or tartarous acids ; or by muriatic acid diluted with five or six parts of »it but this must be washed off in a mi r, . or two. ..."

3. Retrospect of Philosophical, Mechanical, Chemical, and Agricultural Discoveries (1810)
"On tartarous Acid, and particularly on the Add yielded ly Tartar, ... which could not be acetic acid, and were certainly not ordinary tartarous acid. ..."

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