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 (băm-bē′nō, bäm-)
n. pl. bam·bi·nos or bam·bi·ni (-nē)
1. A child; a baby.
2. A representation of the infant Jesus.

[Italian, diminutive of bambo, child.]


n, pl -nos or -ni (-niː)
1. informal a young child, esp an Italian one
2. (Ecclesiastical Terms) a representation of the infant Jesus
[C18: from Italian]


(bæmˈbi noʊ, bɑm-)

n., pl. -nos, -ni. (-nē).
1. a small child or baby.
2. an image of the infant Jesus.
[1755–65; < Italian, =bamb(o) childish (perhaps orig. nursery word) + -ino -ine3]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.bambino - a young childbambino - a young child        
child, kid, minor, nipper, tiddler, youngster, tike, shaver, small fry, nestling, fry, tyke - a young person of either sex; "she writes books for children"; "they're just kids"; "`tiddler' is a British term for youngster"


A very young child:
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