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Definitions of amoretti

amoretti (ˌæməˈriːnɪ) 

Definitions

plural noun

  1. See amoretto

amoretto (ˌæməˈrɛtəʊ Pronunciation for amoretto or amorino (ˌæmɔːˈriːnəʊ Pronunciation for amorino

Definitions

noun

(plural) -retti  (-ˈrɛtɪ)  -rini  (-ˈriːnɪ) 
  1. (esp in painting) a small chubby naked boy representing a cupid Also called: putto

Word Origin

C16: from Italian, diminutive of Amore Cupid, from Latin Amor Love

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