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Pronunciation : Flor"en*tine ( or ; 277)
Part of Speech : a.
Etymology : [L. Florentinus, fr. Florentia Florence: cf. F. florentin.]
Definition : Defn: Belonging or relating to Florence, in Italy. 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.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

Pronunciation : Flor"en*tine
Part of Speech : n.
Definition : 1. A native or inhabitant of Florence, a city in Italy.

2. A kind of silk. Knight.

3. A kind of pudding or tart; a kind of meat pie. [Obs.] Stealing custards, tarts, and florentines. Beau. & Fl.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913


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