amoretto

noun
amo·​ret·​to | \ ˌa-mə-ˈre-(ˌ)tō How to pronounce amoretto (audio) , ˌä- \
plural amoretti\ ˌa-​mə-​ˈre-​(ˌ)tē How to pronounce amoretto (audio) , ˌä-​ \ or amorettos

Definition of amoretto

First Known Use of amoretto

1622, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for amoretto

borrowed from Italian, "love affair, cupid," from amore "love" (going back to Latin amor) + -etto, diminutive suffix — more at amour

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The first known use of amoretto was in 1622

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“Amoretto.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/amoretto. Accessed 4 Oct. 2022.

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