bassinet

noun bas·si·net \ ˌba-sə-ˈnet , ˈba-sə-ˌ \

Definition of bassinet

: a baby's basketlike bed (as of wickerwork or plastic) often with a hood over one end

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Origin and Etymology of bassinet

probably modification of French barcelonnette, diminutive of berceau cradle


BASSINET Defined for English Language Learners

bassinet

noun

Definition of bassinet for English Language Learners

  • : a small bed for a baby that looks like a basket and that usually has a hood or cover over one end



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