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Spanish translation of “tartar”

tartar

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.
Tártaro
( British, informal, old-fashioned) a very bad-tempered person, especially someone in a position of power or authority.
Gruñon
(Definition of tartar from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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