from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Of or relating to Tuscany, its people, or their language.
  • adj. Architecture Of or relating to the Tuscan order.
  • n. A native or inhabitant of Tuscany.
  • n. Any of the dialects of Italian spoken in Tuscany.
  • n. The standard literary form of Italian.

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  • adj. Of or relating to Tuscany or its inhabitants.
  • n. a person from or inhabitant of Tuscany

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Of or pertaining to Tuscany in Italy; -- specifically designating one of the five orders of architecture recognized and described by the Italian writers of the 16th century, or characteristic of the order. The original of this order was not used by the Greeks, but by the Romans under the Empire. See order, and Illust. of capital.
  • n. A native or inhabitant of Tuscany.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Pertaining to Tuscany, a former grand duchy, now a compartimento of the present kingdom of Italy, corresponding generally to the ancient Etruria.
  • n. An inhabitant of Tuscany.
  • n. In architecture, the Tuscan order.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. of or relating to or characteristic of Tuscany or its people
  • n. a dialect of Italian spoken in Tuscany (especially Florence)
  • n. a resident of Tuscany


from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

Middle English, from Latin Tuscānus, Etruscan, from Tuscus, an Etruscan.

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