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3 definitions found
 for Tartaric
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Tartarian \Tar*ta"ri*an\, Tartaric \Tar*tar"ic\, a.
     Of or pertaining to Tartary in Asia, or the Tartars.
     [1913 Webster]
  
     Tartarian lamb (Bot.), Scythian lamb. See Barometz.
        [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Tartaric \Tar*tar"ic\, a. (Chem.)
     Of or pertaining to tartar; derived from, or resembling,
     tartar.
     [1913 Webster]
  
     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.
         [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  tartaric
      adj 1: relating to or derived from or resembling tartar;
             "tartaric acid"

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