sculptor

[ skuhlp-ter ]
/ ˈskʌlp tər /

noun

a person who practices the art of sculpture.
genitive Sculp·to·ris [skuhlp-tawr-is, -tohr-] /skʌlpˈtɔr ɪs, -ˈtoʊr-/. (initial capital letter) Astronomy. a southern constellation between Phoenix and Cetus.

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Origin of sculptor

1625–35; < Latin, equivalent to sculp(ere) to carve + -tor -tor

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British Dictionary definitions for sculptor (1 of 2)

sculptor

feminine sculptress

/ (ˈskʌlptə) /

noun

a person who practises sculpture

British Dictionary definitions for sculptor (2 of 2)

Sculptor
/ (ˈskʌlptə) /

noun Latin genitive Sculptoris (skʌlpˈtɔːrɪs)

a faint constellation in the S hemisphere between Phoenix and Cetus
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