Amorino



a putto represented as an infant cupid.
Historical Examples

The “amorino” was evidently and rudely urging his advances upon the girl, and she kept him back, crimsoned with blushes.
Captain Mansana and Mother’s Hands Bjrnstjerne Bjrnson

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