from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Of or relating to Florence, Italy.
- adj. Having or characterized by a dull chased or rubbed finish. Used of gold.
- adj. Prepared, cooked, or served with spinach.
- n. A native or inhabitant of Florence, Italy.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Of or relating to the Italian city of Florence.
- n. A native or resident of the Italian city of Florence.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Belonging or relating to Florence, in Italy.
- n. A native or inhabitant of Florence, a city in Italy.
- n. A kind of silk.
- n. A kind of pudding or tart; a kind of meat pie.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Of or pertaining to Florence, the chief city of Tuscany, in Italy.
- n. A native or an inhabitant of Florence.
- n. [lowercase] A silk textile fabric, of solid and durable make, used for wearing-apparel.
- n. Same as florence, 2.
- n. [lowercase] A kind of pie having no crust beneath the meat.
- n. [lowercase] Same as fanchonnette.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a native or resident of Florence, Italy
- adj. of or relating to or characteristic of the city of Florence
One of our best reporters was a Rhodes scholar specializing in Florentine history.
Through the fumes of a certain number of bottles and various glasses of various liquors, Giroudeau pointed out to Philippe a plump and agile little ballet-girl whom he called Florentine, whose good graces and affection, together with the box, belonged to him as the representative of an all-powerful journal.
One time, at a club called Florentine Gardens in Hollywood, only twenty-five tickets were sold.
I started with a slice of mushroom quiche, and then had the Eggs Florentine, which is a casserole involving spinach and eggs and I don't even know what else.
What is known as Florentine work is carried out in a stitch of this kind.
The first and the last named have cleared his name from the aspersions of centuries; the second and third, in their endeavors to magnify Columbus by belittling Vespucci, have not convinced posterity that the Florentine was a liar and a villain.
It may be argued that not Vespucci, but another (name unknown), was the commander of this expedition; but while this other was nominally in command, the Florentine was the chief pilot, the navigator, and directed the ships along their courses without mishap.
The Florentine was a citizen, a banker, a workman, a carder of wool, a weaver of silk, indeed; but he was also always a lover, and always a soldier; that is, always half a poet.
CABIROLLE (Agathe-Florentine), known as Florentine; born in 1804.
Vegetarian variation: you can omit the Canadian Bacon altogether, OR you can wilt fresh spinach and place it on the muffins for Eggs Florentine, which is divine in its own right.