putto


put·to

noun \ˈpü-(ˌ)tō\
plural put·ti \-(ˌ)tē\

Definition of PUTTO

:  a figure of an infant boy especially in European art of the Renaissance —usually used in plural

Origin of PUTTO

Italian, literally, boy, from Vulgar Latin *puttus, alteration of Latin putus; akin to Latin puer boy — more at puerile
First Known Use: circa 1660

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