amorini

amorino

[am-uh-ree-noh; Italian ah-maw-ree-naw]
noun, plural amorini [am-uh-ree-nee] . Fine Arts.
a putto represented as an infant cupid.

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

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