noun fig·u·rine \ˌfi-g(y)ə-ˈrēn\

: a small figure or model of a person made of wood, plastic, etc.

Full Definition of FIGURINE

:  a small carved or molded figure :  statuette

Examples of FIGURINE

  1. <his collection of figurines includes toy soldiers from every war that America has fought>

Origin of FIGURINE

French, from Italian figurina, diminutive of figura figure, from Latin — more at figure
First Known Use: 1854


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