amorino

[ am-uh-ree-noh; Italian ah-maw-ree-naw ]
/ ˌæm əˈri noʊ; Italian ˌɑ mɔˈri nɔ /

noun, plural a·mo·ri·ni [am-uh-ree-nee] /ˌæm əˈri ni/. Fine Arts.

a putto represented as an infant cupid.

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Origin of amorino

1855–60; < Italian, equivalent to amor(e) love (see amoretto) + -ino diminutive suffix (< Latin -īnus adj. suffix)

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