coroplast

noun
cor·​o·​plast | \ ˈkȯrəˌplast \
plural -s

Definition of coroplast

: a modeler of wax or terra-cotta figurines (as of young women) of ancient Greece

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History and Etymology for coroplast

Greek koroplastēs, from koro- (from koros boy, puppet) + plastēs molder, modeler (from plassein to form, mold)

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“Coroplast.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/coroplast. Accessed 17 Sep. 2021.

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