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ˌbæs əˈnɛt, ˈbæs əˌnɛtbassinet

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. bassinet(noun)

    a basket (usually hooded) used as a baby's bed

  2. bassinet(noun)

    a perambulator that resembles a bassinet


  1. bassinet(Noun)

    A newborn baby's bed, typically made of woven reeds or straw.

  2. bassinet(Noun)

    A bascinet.

  3. Origin: From bercelonette, a doubled diminutive of berceau, influenced by bassin

Webster Dictionary

  1. Bassinet(noun)

    a wicker basket, with a covering or hood over one end, in which young children are placed as in a cradle

  2. Bassinet(noun)

    see Bascinet


  1. Bassinet

    A bassinet, bassinette, or cradle is a bed specifically for babies from birth to about four months, and small enough to provide a "cocoon" that small babies find comforting.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Bassinet

    Bassinette, bas′si-net, n. a kind of basket with a hood in which an infant is placed as in a cradle: a similarly shaped perambulator. [Fr. dim. of basin, a basin.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of bassinet in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of bassinet in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

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