Definitions for tuscanˈtʌs kən

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

Tus•canˈtʌs kən(adj.)

  1. of or pertaining to Tuscany, its people, or their speech.

    Category: Peoples

  2. of or designating one of the five classical orders of architecture, basically a simplified form of the Roman Doric, with unfluted columns and no decoration other than moldings.

    Category: Architecture

  3. (n.)the Italian dialect of Tuscany, esp. Florence and its environs, which provides the grammatical base for standard literary Italian.

    Category: Peoples

  4. a native or inhabitant of Tuscany.

    Category: Peoples

Origin of Tuscan:

1350–1400; ME < L Tuscānus Etruscan =Tusc(ī) the Etruscans +-ānus -an1

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Tuscan(noun)

    a resident of Tuscany

  2. Tuscan(adj)

    a dialect of Italian spoken in Tuscany (especially Florence)

  3. Tuscan(adj)

    of or relating to or characteristic of Tuscany or its people

Wiktionary

  1. Tuscan(Adjective)

    Of or relating to Tuscany or its inhabitants.

  2. Tuscan(ProperNoun)

    a person from or inhabitant of Tuscany

Webster Dictionary

  1. Tuscan(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

  2. Tuscan(noun)

    a native or inhabitant of Tuscany

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