Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A child; a baby.
  • noun A representation of the infant Jesus.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A child or baby; specifically, a figure of the Child Jesus.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun A child or baby; esp., a representation in art of the infant Christ wrapped in swaddling clothes.
  • noun (Sports) George Herman Ruth ("Babe" Ruth), the baseball player; -- usu. in the form “the bambino”.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun A child or baby, especially a representation in art of the infant Christ wrapped in swaddling clothes.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a young child

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[Italian, diminutive of bambo, child.]

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