Florentine Flor"en*tine (? or ?; 277), a. [L. Florentinus, fr. Florentia Florence: cf. F. florentin.] Belonging or relating to Florence, in Italy. [1913 Webster]

{Florentine mosaic}, a mosaic of hard or semiprecious stones, often so chosen and arranged that their natural colors represent leaves, flowers, and the like, inlaid in a background, usually of black or white marble. [1913 Webster]

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  • Florentine — ► ADJECTIVE 1) relating to the city of Florence in Italy. 2) (florentine) (after a noun ) (of a dish) served on a bed of spinach: eggs florentine. ► NOUN 1) a person from Florence. 2) a biscuit consisting mainly of nuts and preserved fruit,… …   English terms dictionary

  • Florentine — [flôr′ən tēn΄, flôr′əntīn΄] adj. 1. of Florence, Italy, or its people or culture 2. [often f ] designating a metal finish, as for jewelry, with finely incised lines that impart a dull luster 3. [also f ] prepared or served with cooked spinach,… …   English World dictionary

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  • Florentine — 1540s, lit. of or pertaining to the Italian city of FLORENCE (Cf. Florence), from L. Florentinus, from Florentia (see FLORENCE (Cf. Florence)). Earliest reference is to a type of textile fabric …   Etymology dictionary

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