[ am-uh-ret-oh; Italian ah-maw-ret-taw ]
/ ˌæm əˈrɛt oʊ; Italian ˌɑ mɔˈrɛt tɔ /
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noun, plural am·o·ret·ti [am-uh-ret-ee; Italian ah-maw-ret-tee]. /ˌæm əˈrɛt i; Italian ˌɑ mɔˈrɛt ti/.
a little cupid.
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British Dictionary definitions for amoretto
/ (ˌæməˈrɛtəʊ) /
noun plural -retti (-ˈrɛtɪ) or -rini (-ˈriːnɪ)
(esp in painting) a small chubby naked boy representing a cupidAlso called: putto
Word Origin for amoretto
C16: from Italian, diminutive of Amore Cupid, from Latin Amor Love
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