What does the word tartar mean?

Usage examples for tartar

  1. There are two descriptions of these formidable auxiliaries: those of clear Tartar race, the other mixed with Muscovites and their tributaries. – Thaddeus of Warsaw by Jane Porter
  2. Cream of tartar, half an ounce. – The American Reformed Cattle Doctor by George Dadd
  3. Long fought they, Nauder and the Tartar- chief, And the thick dust which rose from either host, Darkened the rolling Heavens. – Persian Literature, Volume 1,Comprising The Shah Nameh, The Rubaiyat, The Divan, and The Gulistan by Anonymous