Translation of "tartar" - English-Spanish dictionary


noun uk /ˈtɑː.tər/ us /ˈtɑːr.t̬ɚ/

[ no plural ] a hard substance that forms on the teeth

sarro dental, tártaro dental

(Translation of “tartar” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


noun /( British ) ˈtaːtə; ( American) ˈtaːrtər/

( medical) a hard substance consisting of food particles, organic secretions, and mineral salts, that forms on teeth and causes decay

Sarro Dental
A build-up of tartar and bacteria in the mouth can result in sore gums.

a red-brown acid compound consisting of potassium hydrogen tartrate that is found in the juice of grapes and forms inside wine casks.


( British, informal, old-fashioned) a very bad-tempered person, especially someone in a position of power or authority.


(Translation of “tartar” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)