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tarantula any of several related large American spiders, found mainly in tropical regions, that have hairy legs and a poisonous but not fatal bite. [2 definitions]
tarboosh a tasseled, fezlike cap of cloth or felt worn by Muslim men either alone or beneath a turban.
tardy late or delayed. [2 definitions]
tare1 any of various climbing, twining plants related to legumes and cultivated as forage or for their edible seeds; vetch. [3 definitions]
tare2 the weight of a carrier, container, or wrapper deducted from the gross weight of goods to determine the net weight of the contents. [4 definitions]
target an object or mark at which missiles, such as bullets, arrows, or bombs, are fired or directed. [4 definitions]
targetable combined form of target.
tariff a government tax on imports or exports, or a rate or schedule of such taxes; duty. [3 definitions]
tarlatan a muslin fabric that is thin and stiff with an open weave.
Tarmac trademark for a bituminous substance used in paving and surfacing roads, parking lots, and the like. [2 definitions]
tarn a small lake or pool in high mountains.
tarnish to dull the luster of or discolor (metal), as by exposure to air. [7 definitions]
tarnishable combined form of tarnish.
taro either of two tuberous plants widely cultivated in the tropics, esp. in the South Pacific, for their starchy edible roots.
tarot (sometimes cap.) any of a set of twenty-two playing cards that bear allegorical pictures, used in fortunetelling and as the trump cards in a game played with seventy-eight cards.
tarp (informal) a tarpaulin.
tar paper a thick heavy paper saturated or coated with tar, used as a waterproof underlay in roofing and for other building purposes.
tarpaulin a large sheet of plastic, waterproofed canvas, or other material used to cover and protect something, usu. from rain or snow.
tarpon a big silvery game fish with very large scales, found in the warmer parts of the Atlantic Ocean.
tarragon an aromatic herb with fragrant leaves used for seasoning.
tarred with the same brush guilty, or considered to be so, of the faults or shortcomings of another.