statue

noun stat·ue \ ˈsta-(ˌ)chü \

Definition of statue

:a three-dimensional representation usually of a person, animal, or mythical being that is produced by sculpturing, modeling, or casting

Origin and Etymology of statue

Middle English, from Anglo-French estatue, statue, from Latin statua, from statuere to set up — more at statute

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STATUE Defined for English Language Learners

statue

noun

Definition of statue for English Language Learners

  • : a figure usually of a person or animal that is made from stone, metal, etc.


STATUE Defined for Kids

statue

noun stat·ue \ ˈsta-chü \

Definition of statue for Students

:an image or likeness (as of a person or animal) sculptured, modeled, or cast in a solid substance (as marble or bronze)


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