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figurine

[ fig-yuh-reen ]
/ ˌfɪg yəˈrin /
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noun

a small ornamental figure of pottery, metal, plastic, etc.; statuette.

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Origin of figurine

1850–55; <French <Italian figurina, equivalent to figur(a) figure + -ina-ine1 (here diminutive)
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British Dictionary definitions for figurine

figurine
/ (ˌfɪɡəˈriːn) /

noun

a small carved or moulded figure; statuette
C19: from French, from Italian figurina a little figure
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