statue

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From Old French statue, from Latin statua, derived from statuō (set up or erect).

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statue (plural statues)

  1. A three-dimensional work of art, usually representing a person or animal, usually created by sculpting, carving, molding, or casting.
    • Shakespeare
      I will raise her statue in pure gold.
  2. (dated) A portrait.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Massinger to this entry?)

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statue (third-person singular simple present statues, present participle statuing, simple past and past participle statued)

  1. (transitive) To form a statue of; to make into a statue.
    • Feltham
      The whole man becomes as if statued into stone and earth.

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French[edit]

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statue f (plural statues)

  1. statue

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Italian[edit]

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statue f

  1. plural form of statua

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Latin[edit]

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statue

  1. second-person singular present active imperative of statuō

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Norwegian Wikipedia has an article on:

Wikipedia no

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From Latin statua

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statue m (definite singular statuen, indefinite plural statuer, definite plural statuene)

  1. a statue

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Norwegian Nynorsk Wikipedia has an article on:

Wikipedia nn

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From Latin statua

Noun[edit]

statue m (definite singular statuen, indefinite plural statuar, definite plural statuane)

  1. a statue

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