Tar*ta"re*an (?), Tar*ta"re*ous (?), a. [L. tartareus: cf. F. tartar'een.]

Of or pertaining to Tartarus; hellish.


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


Consisting of tartar; of the nature of tartar.

2. Bot.

Having the surface rough and crumbling; as, many lichens are tartareous.


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