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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Florentine  \Flor"en*tine\  (?  or  ?;  277),  a.  [L.  Florentinus  fr 
  Florentia  Florence:  cf  F.  florentin.] 
  Belonging  or  relating  to  Florence,  in  Italy. 
 
  {Florentine  mosaic},  a  mosaic  of  hard  or  semiprecious  stones, 
  often  so  chosen  and  arranged  that  their  natural  colors 
  represent  leaves,  flowers,  and  the  like  inlaid  in  a 
  background,  usually  of  black  or  white  marble. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Florentine  \Flor"en*tine\,  n. 
  1.  A  native  or  inhabitant  of  Florence,  a  city  in  Italy. 
 
  2.  A  kind  of  silk.  --Knight. 
 
  3.  A  kind  of  pudding  or  tart;  a  kind  of  meat  pie.  [Obs.] 
 
  Stealing  custards,  tarts,  and  florentines.  --Beau.  & 
  Fl 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  Florentine 
  adj  :  of  or  relating  to  or  characteristic  of  the  city  of  Florence; 
  "Florentine  art"  [syn:  {Florentine}] 




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