Putti



[poo-toh; Italian poot-taw] /ˈpu toʊ; Italian ˈput tɔ/

noun, plural putti
[poo-tee; Italian poot-tee] /ˈpu ti; Italian ˈput ti/ (Show IPA). Fine Arts.
1.
a representation of a cherubic infant, often shown winged.
/ˈpʊtəʊ/
noun (pl) -ti (-tɪ)
1.
a representation of a small boy, a cherub or cupid, esp in baroque painting or sculpture See also amoretto
n.

1640s, from Italian putti “small boys,” plural of putto, from Latin putus “boy, child” (see puerility).

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