Meaning of Tuscan
Pronunciation: (tus'kun), [key]
- of, pertaining to, or characteristic of Tuscany, its people, or their dialect.
- noting or pertaining to one of the five classical orders: developed in Rome, it is basically a simplified Roman Doric, with unfluted columns and with no decoration other than moldings. See illus. underCf.(def. 3),(def. 2),(def. 3),(def. 1).
- the standard literary form of the Italian language.
- any Italian dialect of Tuscany.
- a native of Tuscany.
- tuscan (Thesaurus)