• Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Tartarous Containing tartar; consisting of tartar, or partaking of its qualities; tartareous.
    • a Tartarous Resembling, or characteristic of, a Tartar; ill-natured; irritable. "The Tartarous moods of common men."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • tartarous Containing tartar; consisting of tartar, or partaking of its qualities.
    • tartarous Of or like a Tatar or Tartar; barbarous.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adjs Tartarous consisting of, or resembling, tartar
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Cf. F. tartareux,
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Fr. tartre—Low L. tartarum—Ar. durd, dregs.


In literature:

Though, by the way (to use a vulgar expression), she who conquers only catches a Tartar, and becomes the slave of her captive.
"The PG Edition of Chesterfield's Letters to His Son" by The Earl of Chesterfield
Besides, I believe the Turks and Tartars are better Christians than the Russians.
"Frederick The Great and His Family" by L. Muhlbach
But the captain he had signed with was a Tartar, and not to be trifled with.
"Foul Play" by Charles Reade
Hilda was a personage as well as a Tartar.
"A Far Country, Complete" by Winston Churchill
He'll find her a tartar at long bowls: she sticks at nothing.
"The Adventures of Harry Richmond, Complete" by George Meredith
Here and there a girl is a Tartar.
"The Amazing Marriage, Complete" by George Meredith
Whether the Tartar progeny is not numerous in this land?
"The Querist" by George Berkley
He enjoyed especial good-will from his bosom cronies, the Tartars, who, apparently, deemed him a little innocent.
"Yama (The Pit)" by Alexandra Kuprin
They tell us at the inn he's a regular Tartar.
"An African Millionaire" by Grant Allen
The Tartar king at length bethought him of a stratagem.
"Legends of Charlemagne" by Thomas Bulfinch

In poetry:

Walked with the Pawnee, fierce and stark,
The sallow Tartar, midst his herds,
The peering Chinese, and the dark
False Malay uttering gentle words.
"The Death Of Schiller" by William Cullen Bryant
At times the Turks and Tartar hordes
Made Georgia weep and wail in woe;
And even the Scythians, wild and fierce
Profaned its peace with savage blow.
"Salamuri" by Akaki Tsereteli
This is the story, strange and true,
That the great captain Alau
Told to his brother the Tartar Khan,
When he rode that day into Kambalu
By the road that leadeth to Ispahan.
"Tales Of A Wayside Inn : Part 2. The Spanish Jew's Tale; Kambalu" by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
But thou, by Asian Azof's shallow pool,
Where the Don pours its tributary mud,
Where nought but cold Cimmerian blasts have rule,
And Kalmuck's hungry Tartars fight for food;
"On The Death Of Alexander, Emperor Of The Russias, At Taganrok" by John Gardiner Calkins Brainard
One winter - I am shaky in my dates -
Came two starving Tartar minstrels to his gates;
Oh, ALLAH be obeyed,
How infernally they played!
I remember that they called themselves the "Oaits."
"The Story of Prince Agib" by William Schwenck Gilbert
Why care if Turk and Tartar fume,
Barbarian 'gainst barbarian set,
Or how our politic prophets fret,
When on this tapestry-thyme and heath,
Fresh work of Nature's loom,
Thus, thus, we can diffuse ourselves, and breathe
"A Dorset Idyl" by Francis Turner Palgrave

In news:

Salmon Tartar from The Wine Depot and Bistro 555.
Fiddleheads' Asian Style Tuna Tartar .
Ten thousand year old tartar holds clues to ancient human diet.
FOT (Fans of Tartare) alert: Check out the jazzy version @SlurpingTurtle.
Just some of the menu items are a Hamachi shot, pan-seared quail, Kobe beef tartare, osso bucco, Waialua truffles and more.
Whip the egg whites and cream of tartar until the whites form very stiff peaks.
Beet tartare at the Butcher 's Daughter.
In a bowl, beat egg whites and cream of tartar until soft peaks form.
To serve, fill each wonton cone 3/4 full with tuna tartare mixture.
Mix in the flour, baking soda and cream of tartar.
1/8 teaspoon cream of tartar.
In a large bowl, beat egg whites with cream of tartar until foamy.
1 gram cream of tartar (about 1/4 teaspoon).
Add salt and cream of tartar, increase speed to fast, and continue to beat until whites hold soft peaks.
Cured Salmon Tartare with Cilantro.

In science:

Our version of the lemma differs from Tartar’s in that we do not have a vanishing boundary condition on the local tori.
Existence and homogenization of the Rayleigh-B\'enard problem
The introduction of a corrected empirical measure can be understood as a version of Tartar’s compensated compactness lemma in the context of particle systems.
Scaling limits for gradient systems in random environment
It can be understood as a version of Tartar’s compensated compactness lemma in the context of particle systems.
Equilibrium fluctuations for gradient exclusion processes with conductances in random environments
We prove a variant of Tartar’s first commutation lemma involving multiplier operators with symbols not necessarily defined on a manifold of codimension one.
On a variant of Tartar's first commutation lemma
Tartar, H-measures, a new approach for studying homogenisation, oscil lation and concentration effects in PDEs, Proc.
On a variant of Tartar's first commutation lemma