Florentine

[ flawr-uh n-teen, -tahyn, flor- ]
/ ˈflɔr ənˌtin, -ˌtaɪn, ˈflɒr- /

adjective

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.

noun

a native or inhabitant of Florence, Italy.
(often lowercase) a cookie made with orange peel and almonds and coated with chocolate.

Origin of Florentine

1535–45; < Latin Flōrentīnus pertaining to Flōrentia Florence; see -ine1

Related forms

pro-Flor·en·tine, adjective
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Florentine

/ (ˈflɒrənˌtaɪn) /

adjective

of or relating to Florence
(usually postpositive) (of food) served or prepared with spinach

noun

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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