tuscan, n. & adj.
1 an inhabitant of Tuscany in central Italy.
2 the classical Italian language of Tuscany.
1 of or relating to Tuscany or the Tuscans.
2 Archit. denoting the least ornamented of the classical orders.
Tuscan straw fine yellow wheat-straw used for hats etc.
ME f. F f. L Tuscanus f. Tuscus Etruscan