bassinet definition

  • noun:
    • An oblong basketlike sleep for a child.
    • a baby baby's sleep, usually made of woven reeds or straw.
    • A bascinet.
    • A wicker container, with a covering or hood over one end, where young children are placed like in a cradle.
    • See Bascinet.
    • identical to basinet.
    • A wicker container with a covering or hood over one end, providing as a cradle for young children.
    • A name fond of several common European species of Ranunculus.
    • The pan of a harquebuse or musket. See pan.
    • a perambulator that resembles a bassinet
    • a basket (usually hooded) used as an infant's sleep

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