- a familiar name for a baby deer.
- a female given name.
Origin of Bambi
from the deer in the children's book of the same name (1923) by Hungarian-born author Felix Salten, pen name of Siegmund Salzmann (1869–1945)
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When he had the framework completed, he summoned Bambi for a private view.
Bambi treasured the day he spent with her as a turning point in her life.
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