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tuscan


  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Tuscan  \Tus"can\,  n. 
  A  native  or  inhabitant  of  Tuscany. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Tuscan  \Tus"can\,  a.  [L.  Tyscanus  Tuscus.] 
  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}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  Tuscan 
  adj  1:  of  or  relating  to  or  characteristic  of  Tuscany  or  its  people 
  [syn:  {Tuscan}] 
  2:  a  classical  order  similar  to  Roman  Doric 
  n  1:  a  resident  of  Tuscany  [syn:  {Tuscan}] 
  2:  a  dialect  of  Italian  spoken  in  Tuscany  (especially  Florence) 
  [syn:  {Tuscan}] 




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