Definition of bassinet in English:

bassinet

Line breaks: bas|sinet
Pronunciation: /ˌbasɪˈnɛt
 
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noun

A child’s wicker cradle.
More example sentences
  • Cribs, cradles and bassinets are traditionally woven from wickerwork.
  • Hand-me-downs such as cribs, bassinets, strollers, high chairs, and clothes can help save time and money.
  • There was the child, in his bassinet by the sofa.

Origin

mid 19th century: from French, diminutive of bassin 'basin'; compare with basinet.

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