In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- If I thought my visit today would be any less unpleasant (all the tartar having been removed last time), I was somewhat disappointed.
- Tooth decay, fillings and tartar build-up can also all contribute to discolouration.
- This prevents a buildup of plaque and tartar on the teeth.
- When plaque is allowed to remain on the teeth for too long, it collects close to the gums and turns into a hard substance called tartar.
- The toothbrush is no longer useful because the tartar is closely attached to the teeth.
1.2(of wine)tártaro masculine
- Add the tartar and bicarbonate of soda, the sugar and the milk soured with lemon juice.
informal, dated(fearsome person)fiera feminine informal
1tártaro masculinetártara feminine
- The Tartars used such a method against the Genoese in Crimea in 1346 and the fleeing Genoese tragically spread the black plague from Asia to Europe.
- In the 14th century, Tartars hurled plague-infected bodies at their enemies.
- In 1687 and 1698, he launched two disastrous campaigns against the Crimean Tartars.
- This stratagem was employed successfully both by the Tartars against the Genoese in the Crimean War of 1346, and in the Russo-Swedish Wars of 1710.
- He fought against the Poles and the Turks and the Tartars, returning to Scotland in 1666.
- Romania's new minorities included substantial communities of Ukrainians, Bulgarians, gypsies, Germans, Hungarians, Tartars, Turks, and Jews.
- At different times Stalin conducted mass arrests of Poles, Balts, Chechens, Tartars and on the eve of his death - Jews.
- Then his army drove the Tartars beyond the Danube.
- He drew comparisons between democracy and the Yasig laws of the Tartars as being man-made laws that were overshadowing God's laws.
- The vengeful Tartars stage a surprise night raid on Temujin's camp.
- The Tartars from the north built a city near this location as early as the tenth century.
- The Tartars catapulted bodies infected with plague into Kaffa in the Crimea in 1346 at the end of a three year siege
- In 1346, Caffa was under siege by the Tartars who catapulted plague-ridden corpses over the city walls in an effort to flush out the inhabitants.
- His dramatic vocal colorations leave no one in doubt that as Emperor of the Tartars he can command an army.
- It is a country ravaged by invasion from the Tartars, famine, paganism and brutal violence.
- After the invasion of Tartars and the Fall of Baghdad, the centre of calligraphy moved over to Iran where it is still alive with all its beauty and delicacy.
- Also, the Tartars carried the plague closer to Europe and into other trading ports after sieges in Asia.
- Saracens themselves, and Italians, and Russians, were attentive to the multitudes of Mongols and Tartars.
- That computers still can't fathom some of the Tartar's famous combinations will come as a relief to many.
- In the 14th century during a siege of Kaffa, which is now the Ukraine, the Tartars catapulted bodies infected with the plague over the town walls.
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