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cupid (plural cupids)
- A putto carrying a bow and arrow, representing Cupid or love.
1963, Margery Allingham, chapter 1, The China Governess:
- The half-dozen pieces […] were painted white and carved with festoons of flowers, birds and cupids. To display them the walls had been tinted a vivid blue which had now faded, but the carpet, which had evidently been stored and recently relaid, retained its original turquoise.
child with bow and arrow as representation of love
cupid m (plural cupids)