Bambino Bam*bi"no (b[aum]m*b[=e]"n[-o]), n.; It. pl. {-ni}. [It., a little boy, fr. bambo silly; cf. Gr. bambali`zein, bambai`nein, to chatter.] 1. A child or baby; esp., a representation in art of the infant Christ wrapped in swaddling clothes. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

2. (Sports) George Herman Ruth ("Babe" Ruth), the baseball player; -- usu. in the form ``the bambino''. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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