Simple Definition of statue
: a figure usually of a person or animal that is made from stone, metal, etc.
Full Definition of statue
: a three-dimensional representation usually of a person, animal, or mythical being that is produced by sculpturing, modeling, or casting
Origin of statue
Middle English, from Anglo-French estatue, statue, from Latin statua, from statuere to set up — more at statute
First Known Use: 14th century
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