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English → English (gcide) 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. [1913 Webster] 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. [1913 Webster] 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 ingredients. [1913 Webster] A very beautiful mosaic pavement. --Addison. [1913 Webster] Florentine mosaic. See under Florentine. Mosaic gold. (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. [1913 Webster]


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