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bam·bi·no

 (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.]

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bambino

(bæmˈbiːnəʊ)

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]

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bam•bi•no

(bæmˈbi noʊ, bɑm-)

n., pl. -nos, -ni. (-nē).

1. a small child or baby.

2. an image of the infant Jesus.

[1755–65; bamb(o) childish (perhaps orig. nursery word) + -ino -ine3]

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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:

Noun 1. 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”

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bambino

noun

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