Statuette
Statuette Stat`u*ette" (st[a^]ch`[=oo]*[e^]t" or st[a^]t`[-u]*[e^]t"), n. [F., cf. It. statuetta.] A small statue; -- usually applied to a figure much less than life size, especially when of marble or bronze, or of plaster or clay as a preparation for the marble or bronze, as distinguished from a figure in terra cotta or the like. Cf. {Figurine}. [1913 Webster]

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  • statuette — [ statɥɛt ] n. f. • 1627; de statue ♦ Statue de très petite taille. Statuette de Tanagra. ⇒ tanagra. « Une statuette modelée en cires colorées » (France). ● statuette nom féminin Figure en ronde bosse d une taille intermédiaire entre celles de la …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Statuétte — (frz.), kleine Statue (s.d.) …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Statuette — Statuette,die:⇨1Plastik(1) …   Das Wörterbuch der Synonyme

  • statuette — 1843, from STATUE (Cf. statue) with Fr. dim. ending ETTE (Cf. ette) …   Etymology dictionary

  • statuette — ► NOUN ▪ a small statue. ORIGIN French …   English terms dictionary

  • statuette — [stach΄ooet′] n. [Fr, dim. of statue] a small statue …   English World dictionary

  • Statuette — Titan foudroyé „Der vom Blitz zerschmetterte Titan“, von François Dumont, Statuette, Marmor, 1712 Als Statuette (kleine Statue) bezeichnet man eine kleine Figur aus Holz, Tierknochen, Horn, Elfenbein, Ton, Terrakotta, Stein …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Statuette — Figürchen; Figurine * * * Sta|tu|ẹt|te 〈f. 19〉 kleine Statue * * * Sta|tu|ẹt|te, die; , n [frz. statuette, Vkl. von: statue < lat. statua, ↑ Statue]: kleine Statue. * * * Sta|tu|ẹt|te, die; , n [frz. statuette, Vkl. von: statue < lat.… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • statuette — UK [ˌstætʃuˈet] / US noun [countable] Word forms statuette : singular statuette plural statuettes a small statue …   English dictionary

  • STATUETTE — n. f. Petite statue. Une statuette de terre cuite …   Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 8eme edition (1935)

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