putto

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From Italian putto, from Latin pūtus.

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putto (plural putti)

  1. A representation, in a work of art (especially Renaissance or Baroque), of a small, naked, winged child; a cherub.
    • 2004, Richard Fortey, The Earth, Folio Society 2011, p. 14:
      The walls have ranks of white marble niches capped by huge marble scallops, and flanked by urns and flowers, drapes and putti.

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Noun[edit]

putto

  1. putto, cherub

Declension[edit]

Inflection of putto (Kotus type 1/valo, tt-t gradation)
nominative putto putot
genitive puton puttojen
partitive puttoa puttoja
illative puttoon puttoihin
singular plural
nominative putto putot
accusative nom.? putto putot
gen. puton
genitive puton puttojen
partitive puttoa puttoja
inessive putossa putoissa
elative putosta putoista
illative puttoon puttoihin
adessive putolla putoilla
ablative putolta putoilta
allative putolleˣ putoilleˣ
essive puttona puttoina
translative putoksi putoiksi
instructive putoin
abessive putotta putoitta
comitative puttoineen

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin pūtus.

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putto m (plural putti)

  1. (rare) child
  2. (in art) putto, cupid

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