tattare

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Swedish[edit]

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From Old Swedish tartare, tater (Tartar, Gypsy).

Noun[edit]

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  1. (derogatory) A member of a socially ostracized, nomadic ethnic group in pre-industrial Swedish society closely related to the Roma people. Today know as resandefolket ("Travellers").
    Byborna jagade iväg tattarna för att de misstänkes för stöld.
    The villagers chased away the tattarna because they were suspected of thieving.
  2. (archaic) A (Russian) Tartar.

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