Of or pertaining to Tuscany in Italy; specifically designating one of the five orders of architecture recognised and described by the Italian writers of the 16th century, or characteristic of the order. The original of this order was not used by the greeks, but by the romans under the Empire. See Order, and Illust. Of Capital.

Origin: L. Tyscanus, Tuscus.

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