Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Of or relating to Tuscany, its people, or their language.
  • adjective Architecture Of or relating to the Tuscan order.
  • noun A native or inhabitant of Tuscany.
  • noun Any of the dialects of Italian spoken in Tuscany.
  • noun The standard literary form of Italian.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Pertaining to Tuscany, a former grand duchy, now a compartimento of the present kingdom of Italy, corresponding generally to the ancient Etruria.
  • noun An inhabitant of Tuscany.
  • noun In architecture, the Tuscan order.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective 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.
  • noun A native or inhabitant of Tuscany.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Of or relating to Tuscany or its inhabitants.
  • noun a person from or inhabitant of Tuscany

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective of or relating to or characteristic of Tuscany or its people
  • noun a dialect of Italian spoken in Tuscany (especially Florence)
  • noun a resident of Tuscany

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[Middle English, from Latin Tuscānus, Etruscan, from Tuscus, an Etruscan.]

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Tuscany +‎ -an

Examples

  • Beppe Bigazzi, 77, an Italian cooking show host, has been suspended for an unspecified amount of time, said RAI TV, after he extolled the virtues of cat stew, which he called a Tuscan delicacy that he had enjoyed "many times."

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  • Beppe Bigazzi, 77, an Italian cooking show host, has been suspended for an unspecified amount of time, said RAI TV, after he extolled the virtues of cat stew, which he called a Tuscan delicacy that he had enjoyed "many times."

    NWAOnline.com stories

  • Beppe Bigazzi, 77, an Italian cooking show host, has been suspended for an unspecified amount of time, said RAI TV, after he extolled the virtues of cat stew, which he called a Tuscan delicacy that he had enjoyed "many times."

    NWAOnline.com stories

  • Adam was reporting to work that morning at the Lunar and Planetary Laboratory in Tuscan at the University of Arizona.

    The Spy

  • Meanwhile, in Tuscan Villas, Scottish Bothies and Cuban Haciendas, Cabinet Ministers and the Ovine & Bovine wonder how they might save their skins come the time of what is looking set fair to be the next General Ejection.

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  • Meanwhile, in Tuscan Villas, Scottish Bothies and Cuban Haciendas, Cabinet Ministers and the Ovine & Bovine wonder how they might save their skins come the time of what is looking set fair to be the next General Ejection.

    Et tu, Miliband, Byers, Clarke, Milburn.....

  • Tuscan is a person from Tuscany, a region in Italy.

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  • The Grand Tuscan is next in order, — for many years held by the Medici family.

    Diamonds and Pearls

  • The Grand Tuscan is next in order, — for many years held by the Medici family.

    Diamonds and Pearls

  • What has become known as the Tuscan style is really a mixture of many different styles from the ancient world.

    Purpleocity.net

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