a basketlike bed for an infant: it is often hooded and set on a stand having casters
Origin of bassinetaltered (after French bassin, basin) from French bercelonnette, diminutive of berceau, cradle
An oblong basketlike bed for an infant.
Origin of bassinetFrench small basin diminutive of bassin basin from Old French bacin ; see basin .
- A newborn baby's bed, typically made of woven reeds or straw.
- A bascinet.
From French bercelonette, a doubled diminutive of berceau (“cradle”), influenced by bassin (“basin”)