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figurine

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noun fig·u·rine \ˌfi-g(y)ə-ˈrēn\

Simple Definition of figurine

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

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of figurine

  1. :  a small carved or molded figure :  statuette

Examples of figurine in a sentence

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



Origin and Etymology of figurine

French, from Italian figurina, diminutive of figura figure, from Latin — more at figure


First Known Use: 1854



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