A native or inhabitant of Tartary in Asia; a member of any one of numerous tribes, chiefly Moslem, of Turkish origin, inhabiting the Russian Europe; -- written also, more correctly but less usually, Tatar.
Of or pertaining to Tartary in Asia, or the Tartars.
referring to Central Asia ("tartaricus")
a member of the Mongolian people of central Asia who invaded Russia in the 13th century
a member of any of the Turkic and Mongolian peoples of central Asia who invaded western Asia and eastern Europe in the Middle Ages and also a person regarded as ferocious or violent