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Tuscan

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noun Tus·can \ˈtəs-kən\

Definition of Tuscan

  1. 1 :  a native or inhabitant of Tuscany

  2. 2a :  the Italian language as spoken in Tuscanyb :  the standard literary dialect of Italian

Origin and Etymology of tuscan

Middle English Toscayne, ultimately from Medieval Latin Tuscanus Tuscan, Etruscan, from Latin Tusci Etruscans


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Tuscan

adjective Tus·can

Definition of Tuscan

  1. 1 :  of, relating to, or characteristic of Tuscany, the Tuscans, or Tuscan

  2. 2 :  of or relating to one of the five classical orders of architecture that is of Roman origin and plain in style

First Known Use of tuscan

1563

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