1622, in the meaning defined above
borrowed from Italian, "love affair, cupid," from amore "love" (going back to Latin amor) + -etto, diminutive suffix — more at amour
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“Amoretto.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/amoretto. Accessed 28 Jul. 2021.
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