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Meaning of STATUARY

Pronunciation:  'stachoo`eree

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  statues collectively
  2. [adj]  of or relating to or suitable for statues
 

STATUARY is a 8 letter word that starts with S.

 

 See Also: accumulation, aggregation, assemblage, collection

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Stat"u*a*ry\, n.; pl. {Statuaries}. [L. statuarius,
n., fr. statuarius, a., of or belonging to statues, fr.
statua statue: cf. F. statuaire. See {Statue}.]
1. One who practices the art of making statues.

         On other occasions the statuaries took their
         subjects from the poets.              --Addison.

2. [L. statuaria (sc. ars): cf. F. statuaire.] The art of
   carving statues or images as representatives of real
   persons or things; a branch of sculpture. --Sir W. Temple.

3. A collection of statues; statues, collectively.

 

 

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