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n. pl. put·ti (-tē)
A representation of a small child, often naked and having wings, used especially in the art of the European Renaissance.
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n, pl -ti (-tɪ)
(Art Terms) a representation of a small boy, a cherub or cupid, esp in baroque painting or sculpture. See also amoretto
[from Italian, from Latin putus boy]
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n., pl. -ti (-tē).
a representation of a cherubic infant, often shown winged.
[1635–45; < Italian: literally, boy < Latin putus]
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(or amorino) A figure of a small child or cherub.
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