Meaning of amorino in English:

amorino

Pronunciation /ˌaməˈriːnəʊ/

noun

  • Especially in Renaissance and Baroque art: a representation of Cupid; a cupid, a putto. Compare amoret , "amoretto".

Origin

Early 17th century; earliest use found in Henry Peacham (b. 1578), writer and illustrator. From Italian amorino from amore love, the god of love + -ino.