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tartar

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1 a salt used especially in baking powder [syn: cream of tartar, potassium hydrogen tartrate]
2 a fiercely vigilant and unpleasant woman [syn: dragon]
3 a member of the Mongolian people of central Asia who invaded Russia in the 13th century [syn: Tatar, Mongol Tatar]
4 an incrustation that forms on the teeth and gums [syn: calculus, tophus]

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tartar in Breton: Tartar
tartar in German: Tartar
tartar in French: Tartare
tartar in Croatian: Tartar
tartar in Italian: Tartaro
tartar in Japanese: タルタル
tartar in Simple English: Tartar
tartar in Slovak: Tartar
tartar in Ukrainian: Тартар (значення)
tartar in Venetian: Tartaro
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