See also: florentine

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From French florentin, from Latin flōrentīnus.

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Florentine (comparative more Florentine, superlative most Florentine)

  1. Of or relating to the Italian city of Florence.

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Florentine (plural Florentines)

  1. A native or resident of the Italian city of Florence.
    • 1863, George Eliot, Romola, Volume III, Book III, Chapter XIII, page 137:
      The safety of Florence, which means even more than the welfare of Florentines, now demands severity, as it once demanded mercy.
  2. (cooking) Alternative form of florentine (biscuit)

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Florentine f (plural Florentines)

  1. female equivalent of Florentin

German edit

Etymology edit

Variant of Florentina, the feminine equivalent of Florentin, from Latin Flōrentīnus.

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Florentine f (proper noun, genitive Florentines or Florentine or Florentinens, plural Florentinen or Florentines)

  1. a female given name from Latin
    • 1863, Louise Otto, Kunst und Künstlerleben. Novellen, page 183&193:
      • Das waren die einzigen glücklichen Stunden von Florentinens Jugendzeit, [...]
      • [...] mit Florentinen [...] Sie erklärte das jetzt mit kurzen Worten Florentinen. [...] rief Florentine [...] konnte er Florentinen vergessen [...]

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