[flawr-uh n-teen, -tahyn, flor-]
- of or relating to Florence, Italy: the Florentine poets of the 14th century.
- pertaining to or designating the style of art developed in Florence during the late 13th to 15th centuries.
- (of food) served or prepared with spinach: eggs Florentine.
- a native or inhabitant of Florence, Italy.
- (often lowercase) a cookie made with orange peel and almonds and coated with chocolate.
Origin of Florentine
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Examples from the Web for florentine
Experts also hope that the morbid discovery can fill in the gaps of Florentine history.The Uffizi’s Secret Mass Grave
Barbie Latza Nadeau
February 15, 2014
The defense objected to the letter being read in court, but copies were soon floating around the Florentine press room.Amanda Knox Murder Retrial Begins in Florence Courtroom
Barbie Latza Nadeau
September 30, 2013
A helicopter MTV chartered to skim the Florentine rooftops annoyed residents, who called the police to complain.
The world is no doubt waiting to see if any Florentine icons like the Statue of David show up in her future foot apparel designs.
Upon what authority rests the statement of the Florentine historian?
Bracci, the Florentine ambassador, explains this action of Alexander's.
It is, in fact, the Hand-organo dialect flavoured with Florentine.Memoirs
Charles Godfrey Leland
Nor is it either better or worse than other Florentine constitutions.The Civilisation of the Renaissance in Italy
“You will soon forget that Tito is not a Florentine, godfather,” said Romola.Romola
- of or relating to Florence
- (usually postpositive) (of food) served or prepared with spinach
- a native or inhabitant of Florence
- a biscuit containing nuts and dried fruit and coated with chocolate
- a type of domestic fancy pigeon somewhat resembling the Modena
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Word Origin and History for florentine
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