[ Italian bahm-bawt-chah-tah ]

noun,plural bam·boc·cia·te [Italian bahm-bawt-chah-te]. /Italian ˌbɑm bɔtˈtʃɑ tɛ/.
  1. a genre painting of usually small size produced in Rome in the 17th century.

Origin of bambocciata

<Italian, equivalent to Bambocci(o) a nickname of the Dutch painter Pieter van Laer (1592–1645), who popularized such paintings in Rome + -ata-ade1

Words Nearby bambocciata Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023