statuette

noun

stat·​u·​ette ˌsta-chə-ˈwet How to pronounce statuette (audio)
: a small statue

Examples of statuette in a Sentence

won a gold-plated statuette as the prize
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Word History

First Known Use

1738, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of statuette was in 1738

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“Statuette.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/statuette. Accessed 25 Jul. 2024.

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statuette

noun
stat·​u·​ette ˌstach-ə-ˈwet How to pronounce statuette (audio)
: a small statue

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