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Florentine

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adjective Flor·en·tine \ˈflȯr-ən-ˌtēn, ˈflär-, -ˌtīn\

Definition of Florentine

  1. 1 a :  of or relating to Florence, Italy b :  machiavellian <Florentine politics>

  2. 2 :  served or dressed with spinach <poached eggs Florentine>

  3. 3 :  having a matte brushed finish <Florentine gold>



Origin and Etymology of florentine

Medieval Latin Florentinus


First Known Use: 1568

Rhymes with florentine

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