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bas·si·net

 (băs′ə-nĕt′, băs′ə-nĕt′)
n.
An oblong basketlike bed for an infant.

[French, small basin, diminutive of bassin, basin, from Old French bacin; see basin.]

bassinet

(ˌbæsɪˈnɛt)
n
(Furniture) a wickerwork or wooden cradle or pram, usually hooded
[C19: from French: little basin, from bassin basin; associated in folk etymology with French barcelonnette a little cradle, from berceau cradle]

bas•si•net

(ˌbæs əˈnɛt, ˈbæs əˌnɛt)

n.
1. a basket with a hood over one end, for use as a baby's cradle.
2. a style of perambulator resembling this.
[1850–55; alter. of French barcelonette]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.bassinet - a basket (usually hooded) used as a baby's bedbassinet - a basket (usually hooded) used as a baby's bed
baby bed, baby's bed - a small bed for babies; enclosed by sides to prevent the baby from falling
2.bassinet - a perambulator that resembles a bassinetbassinet - a perambulator that resembles a bassinet
perambulator, pram, pushchair, baby buggy, baby carriage, stroller, go-cart, carriage, pusher - a small vehicle with four wheels in which a baby or child is pushed around
Translations

bassinet

nBabykorb m; (old: = pram) → Kinderwagen m

bassinet

n. bacinete, cuna.

bassinet

n moisés m, cuna portátil
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