tartarin

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Middle French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

First known attestation circa 1342 in Nouveau recueil de comptes de l'argenterie des rois de France. From tartar +‎ -in.

Noun[edit]

tartarin m (plural tartarins)

  1. expensive silk cloth from the Tartar region

Synonyms[edit]

References[edit]

  • tartarin1 on Dictionnaire du Moyen Français (1330-1500) (in French)