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Definition: Florentine mosaic
Florentine \Flor"en*tine\ (? or ?; 277), a. [L. Florentinus, fr.
Florentia Florence: cf. F. florentin.]
Belonging or relating to Florence, in Italy.
Florentine mosaic, a mosaic of hard or semiprecious stones,
often so chosen and arranged that their natural colors
represent leaves, flowers, and the like, inlaid in a
background, usually of black or white marble.
Mosaic \Mo*sa"ic\, a.
Of or pertaining to the style of work called mosaic; formed
by uniting pieces of different colors; variegated;
tessellated; also, composed of various materials or
A very beautiful mosaic pavement. --Addison.
Florentine mosaic. See under Florentine.
(a) See Ormolu.
(b) Stannic sulphide, SnS2, obtained as a yellow scaly
crystalline powder, and used as a pigment in bronzing and
gilding wood and metal work. It was called by the
alchemists aurum musivum, or aurum mosaicum. Called
also bronze powder.
Mosaic work. See Mosaic, n.