Florentine

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj Florentine of or relating to or characteristic of the city of Florence "Florentine art"
    • n Florentine a native or resident of Florence, Italy
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: When Catherine de Medici married Henry II of France (1533) she brought forks with her, as well as several master Florentine cooks. Foods never before seen in France were soon being served using utensils instead of fingers or daggers. She is said to have introduced spinach (which "à la Florentine" usually means) as well as aspics, sweetbreads, artichoke hearts, truffles, liver crépinettes, quenelles of poultry, macaroons, ice cream, and zabagliones.
    • Florentine A kind of pudding or tart; a kind of meat pie. "Stealing custards, tarts, and florentines ."
    • Florentine A kind of silk.
    • Florentine A native or inhabitant of Florence, a city in Italy.
    • a Florentine Belonging or relating to Florence, in Italy.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • Florentine Of or pertaining to Florence, the chief city of Tuscany, in Italy.
    • n Florentine A native or an inhabitant of Florence.
    • n Florentine [lowercase] A silk textile fabric, of solid and durable make, used for wearing-apparel.
    • n Florentine Same as florence, 2.
    • n Florentine [lowercase] A kind of pie having no crust beneath the meat.
    • n Florentine [lowercase] Same as fanchonnette.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adj Florentine flor′en-tin pertaining to Florence in Tuscany
    • n Florentine a native or inhabitant thereof: a durable silk textile fabric—also Flor′ence: a pie with no crust beneath the meat
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. Florentinus, fr. Florentia, Florence: cf. F. florentin,

Usage

In literature:

The roses in the tall Florentine vases, they too were waiting and breathing out their sweetness.
"The Child of Pleasure" by Gabriele D'Annunzio
It is at the end of the Rue Florentine, in the Rue St. Honore, at a wax chandler's.
"The Stranger in France" by John Carr
In a Florentine Frame.
"The Best Short Stories of 1915" by Various
The reredos painting is in the early Florentine style, and represents the Resurrection.
"Hammersmith, Fulham and Putney" by Geraldine Edith Mitton
Cimabue, Giovanni, Florentine painter, vi, 21.
"Little Journeys to the Homes of the Great - Volume 14" by Elbert Hubbard
What is known as Florentine work is carried out in a stitch of this kind.
"Embroidery and Tapestry Weaving" by Grace Christie
This monument was constructed by Peter Torregiano, a Florentine artist, and possesses extraordinary merit.
"Real Life In London, Volumes I. and II." by Pierce Egan
They also killed in his own house M. Florentin, aged 77.
"Current History, A Monthly Magazine" by New York Times
From a Florentine manuscript of 1315.
"Letters and Lettering" by Frank Chouteau Brown
Foreign scholars soon flocked over the Alps to learn Greek, the key of the new knowledge, from the Florentine teachers.
"History of the English People, Volume III (of 8)" by John Richard Green
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In poetry:

Ah, these were years of striving
If striving were ever mine,
Yet my footsteps were led by the footsteps
Of the mighty Florentine.
"An Old Copy Of Dante" by Alexander Anderson
Of young Endymion, lordly Tamburlaine
Driving his pampered jades, and more than these,
The seven-fold vision of the Florentine,
And grave-browed Milton's solemn harmonies.
"Amor Intellectualis" by Oscar Wilde
The souls that voyaged the azure depths before thee
Watch with thy tireless vigils, all unseen,--
Tycho and Kepler bend benignant o'er thee,
And with his toy-like tube the Florentine,--
"A Welcome To Dr. Benjamin Apthorp Gould" by Oliver Wendell Holmes
Italia! as we greet thee, our hearts are all aglow,
What centuries of glory thou knowst and shalt know!
Thine are the Roman eagles, the lilies Florentine,
The sea-wed city’s lion, the Church’s Conquering Sign!
"The Melbourne International Exhibition A. D. 1880" by Mary Hannay Foott
And lo! as he spake, into street and square
Streamed Florentine burghers in grim array:
Then Charles, and Sforza, and groom Beaucaire,
Scared by the city they deemed but fair,
Shouldered their pikes, and passed away.
"How Florence Rings Her Bells" by Alfred Austin
Among the nations. In thee lived and loved
That Dante whom men call 'The Florentine'
(And spite thine old contempt his fame is thine); In thee Savonarola died and proved
His indignation righteous; and in thee
Giotto built an immortality:
"In Memoriam. - E. B. Browning. Obiit. MDCCCLXI. " by Samuel John Stone

In news:

Halal butchers supply famous Florentine steaks to some Tuscan restaurants.
Jim Florentine 's opening act, a kid nick.
Comedian Jim Florentine (and the voice of Special Ed on Crank Yankers) dropped by the studio to talk with Rizzuto.
Comedian Jim Florentine (and the voice o.
Florentine Still Lifes At the National Gallery.
The Bids Were for Baseball And Florentine Cabinetry.
Stuffed Shrimp Florentine Topped with Alfredo Sauce.
Recipes for panzanella (a Florentine bread salad popular in the summer) typically call for tomatoes, but in the spring, Mike Lata prefers using seasonal ingredients like asparagus and radishes.
Florentine Opera Company chooses 'Carmen' to open 2012-'13 season.
Food Chain / Food & Drink This Week in Food & Drink: A salami evangelist, the Florentine, Key Ingredient spirulina, and more.
A traditional Florentine dish hailing from Temecula, California.
In Florentine cooking, one of the most popular summer dishes uses two plentiful ingredients: bread and ripe, native tomatoes.
Graffiti in the Florentin neighborhood of Tel Aviv of road signs pointing one way to Tel Aviv and the other to Jerusalem.
VH-1 Classic has announced that the tenth season of 'That Metal Show', hosted by Eddie Trunk, Jim Florentine and Don Jamieson, will premiere on March 31.
Saint Joseph Regional High School held its 8th Hall of Fame Dinner on Saturday, April 17 at the Estate at the Florentine Gardens in River Vale.
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In science:

References: Florentin Smarandache, "Only Problems, not Solutions!", Xiquan Publishing House, Phoenix-Chicago, 1990, 1991, 1993; ISBN: 1-879585-00-6. (reviewed in by P.
Sequences of Numbers Involved in Unsolved Problems
Salvy, ATT Bell Labs, Murray Hill, NJ 07974, USA). Smarandache, Florentin, "Only Problems, not Solutions!", Xiquan Publishing House, Phoenix-Chicago, 1990, 1991, 1993; ISBN: 1-879585-00-6. (reviewed in by P.
Sequences of Numbers Involved in Unsolved Problems
References: Florentin Smarandache, "Only Problems, not Solutions!", Xiquan Publishing House, Phoenix-Chicago, 1990, 1991, 1993; ISBN: 1-879585-00-6. (reviewed in by P.
Sequences of Numbers Involved in Unsolved Problems
References: Florentin Smarandache, "Only Problems, not Solutions!", Xiquan Publishing House, Phoenix-Chicago, 1990, 1991, 1993; ISBN: 1-879585-00-6. (reviewed in by P.
Sequences of Numbers Involved in Unsolved Problems
References: Florentin Smarandache, "Only Problems, not Solutions!", Xiquan Publishing House, Phoenix-Chicago, 1990, 1991, 1993; ISBN: 1-879585-00-6. (reviewed in by P.
Sequences of Numbers Involved in Unsolved Problems
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