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bambino

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noun bam·bi·no \bam-ˈbē-(ˌ)nō, bäm-\

Definition of bambino

plural bam·bi·nos or bam·bi·niplay \-(ˌ)nē\

  1. 1 plural usually bambini :  a representation of the infant Christ

  2. 2 :  child, baby



Examples of bambino

  1. <a new mother cuddling a bambino in her lap>

  2. <bouncing a bambino on her knee>



Origin of bambino

Italian, diminutive of bambo child


First Known Use: 1722

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