noun, plural por·to·la·nos, por·to·la·ni [pawr-tl-ah-nee, pohr-] /ˌpɔr tlˈɑ ni, ˌpoʊr-/.
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This is the most remarkable of all the Portolani of the fourteenth century.
In the fourteenth century the map of Edrisi was superseded by the new Italian plans and coast-charts, or Portolani.
Strictly scientific map-making begins with the Mediterranean portolani.