from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A representation of a small child, often naked and having wings, used especially in the art of the European Renaissance.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A representation, in a work of art (especially Renaissance or Baroque), of a small, naked, winged child; a cherub.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. See puttoo.
Italian, boy, from Vulgar Latin *puttus, from Latin putus.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Italian putto, from Latin pūtus. (Wiktionary)