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statuary

[ stach-oo-er-ee ]
/ ˈstætʃ uˌɛr i /
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noun, plural stat·u·ar·ies.

statues collectively.
a group or collection of statues.

adjective

of, relating to, or suitable for statues.

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Origin of statuary

From the Latin word statuārius, dating back to 1535–45. See statue, -ary
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British Dictionary definitions for statuary

statuary
/ (ˈstætjʊərɪ) /

noun

statues collectively
the art of making statues

adjective

of, relating to, or suitable for statues

Word Origin for statuary

C16: from Latin statuārius
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