Tartaric Acid Definition
An acid, HOOC(CHOH)2COOH, a clear, colorless crystal or a white, crystalline powder, found in vegetable tissues and fruit juices and obtained commercially from tartar: it is used in dyeing, photography, medicine, etc.
Webster's New World
(biochemistry) The aldaric acid, 2,3 dihydroxy-succinic acid.
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