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 (ăm′ə-rĕt′ō, ä′mə-)
n. pl. am·o·ret·ti (-tē) or am·o·ret·tos
A cupid.

[Italian, diminutive of Amore, Cupid, from Latin Amor, from amor, love; see amorous.]


(ˌæməˈrɛtəʊ) or


n, pl -retti (-ˈrɛtɪ) or -rini (-ˈriːnɪ)
(Art Terms) (esp in painting) a small chubby naked boy representing a cupid. Also called: putto
[C16: from Italian, diminutive of Amore Cupid, from Latin Amor Love]


(ˌæm əˈrɛt oʊ, ˌɑ mə-)

n., pl. -ret•ti (-ˈrɛt i)
a cupid.
[1590–1600; < Italian, diminutive of amore love < Latin amōrem, acc. of amor]
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