From Old French statue, from Latin statua, derived from statuō (“set up or erect”).
statue (plural statues)
- A three-dimensional work of art, usually of a person or animal, usually created by sculpting, carving, molding, or casting.
statue (third-person singular simple present statues, present participle statuing, simple past and past participle statued)
- (transitive) To form a statue of; to make into a statue.
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