florentine

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French florentin.

Adjective[edit]

florentine (not comparable)

  1. Cooked or served with spinach.
    Eggs florentine is on the menu.

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Noun[edit]

florentine (plural florentines)

  1. A biscuit consisting mostly of nuts and preserved fruit, usually coated with chocolate on one side.
    • 1625, Samuel Purchas, “Their Cocos and other fruits and food, their Trades and trading, Creatures profitable and hurtfull. Of Male their principall Iland. Their Houſes, Candou, Languages, Apparell.”, in Pvrchas his Pilgrimes. In Five Bookes. [...] The Second Part., volume II, London: Printed by William Stansby for Henrie Fetherstone, and are to be sold at his shop in Pauls Church-yard at the signe of the Rose, OCLC 63012317, page 1643 [sic: 1653]:
      They boyle it alſo, and after dry it and bray it, and of this bran, with egges, hony, milke, and butter of Cocos, they make Florentines, and verie good belly-timber.
  2. (obsolete) A kind of silk.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Knight to this entry?)
  3. (obsolete) A kind of pudding or tart or meat pie.
    • Beaumont and Fletcher
      Stealing custards, tarts, and florentines.

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French[edit]

Adjective[edit]

florentine

  1. feminine singular of florentin

Romanian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

florentine

  1. feminine singular genitive form of florentin
  2. feminine singular dative form of florentin
  3. feminine plural nominative form of florentin
  4. feminine plural accusative form of florentin
  5. feminine plural genitive form of florentin
  6. feminine plural dative form of florentin
  7. neuter plural nominative form of florentin
  8. neuter plural accusative form of florentin
  9. neuter plural genitive form of florentin
  10. neuter plural dative form of florentin

Noun[edit]

florentine m

  1. vocative singular of florentin