a young child or baby esp a representation in art of the infant Christ wrapped in swaddling clothes
- a child
- a young child or baby; esp., a representation in art of this infant Christ covered with swaddling-clothes.
- Babe Ruth.
the tiny kid that is the child in swaddling, the symbolization of pediatrics, sculpted by the Florentine musician Andrea della Robbia (1437-1528).
"little youngster," 1761, from Italian bambino, "baby," a diminutive of bambo "easy" (compare Latin bambalio "dolt," Greek bambainein "to stammer"). In U.S. baseball lore, a nickname of George Herman "Babe" Ruth Jr. (1895-1948).
(n.) A kid or infant; esp., a representation in art for the baby Christ covered with swaddling clothes.
- (n.) Babe Ruth.