[ 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.
Origin of amorino
1855–60; < Italian, equivalent to amor(e) love (see amoretto) + -ino diminutive suffix (< Latin -īnus adj. suffix)
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Examples from the Web for amorino
The "Amorino" was evidently and rudely urging his advances upon the girl, and she kept him back, crimsoned with blushes.Captain Mansana and Mother's Hands|Bjrnstjerne Bjrnson