Definition of Tuscan

1. Noun. A resident of Tuscany.

Group relationships: Toscana, Tuscany
Generic synonyms: Italian



2. Adjective. Of or relating to or characteristic of Tuscany or its people.
Partainyms: Tuscany
Derivative terms: Tuscany

3. Noun. A dialect of Italian spoken in Tuscany (especially Florence).
Generic synonyms: Italian

Definition of Tuscan

1. a. 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. n. A native or inhabitant of Tuscany.

Definition of Tuscan

1. Adjective. Of or relating to Tuscany or its inhabitants. ¹

2. Proper noun. a person from or inhabitant of Tuscany ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Tuscan

1. Of or pertaining to Tuscany in Italy; specifically designating one of the five orders of architecture recognised 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. Origin: L. Tyscanus, Tuscus. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Tuscan

turtleheads
turtlelike
turtleneck
turtleneck collar
turtlenecked
turtlenecks
turtler
turtlers
turtles
turtling
turtlings
turtmannite
turunda
turves
turvy
tuscan
tuscanite
tuscaroras
tusche
tusches
tuscor
tuscors
tush
tushed
tusheries
tushery
tushes
tushie
tushies
tushing

Literary usage of Tuscan

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Cambridge Modern History by Adolphus William Ward, George Walter Prothero (1907)
"In September, 1495, he adopted an obvious method of removing the Dominican from Florence by re-uniting the Tuscan to the Lombard Congregation. ..."

2. A History of Diplomacy in the International Development of Europe by David Jayne Hill (1905)
"The rectors chosen by the League were to assem- 1 The act by which the Tuscan League was concluded was discovered in the archives of Siena, and printed by ..."

3. The Living Age by Making of America Project, Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell (1893)
"The most important is that gloomy and melancholy tinge in the Tuscan temperament which has so deeply impressed itself upon Tuscan art and Tuscan ..."

4. New English and Italian Pronouncing and Explanatory Dictionary by John Millhouse, Ferdinando Bracciforti (1889)
"... parings, shaving!, clippings, shreds Toscan я m in to, adv. in the Tuscan ... Tuscan phrase ; Tuscan style of »r,-.--.. or speaking Toscan isla, ..."

5. An Attempt to Discriminate the Styles of Architecture in England, from the by Thomas Rickman (1881)
"The [Tuscan] column, including the base and capital, is, [according to the rules of the Italian masters,] about seven diameters high. ..."

6. The Roman Comagmatic Region by Henry Stephens Washington (1906)
"THE ROCKS OF THE Tuscan REGION. In this connection a few words may be devoted to the relations of the rocks of the volcanoes making up the Tuscan Region to ..."

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