figurine

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noun fig·u·rine \ˌfi-g(y)ə-ˈrēn\

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


FIGURINE Defined for English Language Learners

figurine

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noun fig·u·rine \ˌfi-g(y)ə-ˈrēn\

Definition of figurine for English Language Learners

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



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