statuette

[ stach-oo-et ]
/ ˌstætʃ uˈɛt /

noun

a small statue.

Nearby words

  1. statuary,
  2. statue,
  3. statue of liberty,
  4. statued,
  5. statuesque,
  6. stature,
  7. statured,
  8. status,
  9. status asthmaticus,
  10. status bar

Origin of statuette

From French, dating back to 1835–45; see origin at statue, -ette

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British Dictionary definitions for statuette

statuette

/ (ˌstætjʊˈɛt) /

noun

a small statue
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Word Origin and History for statuette

statuette

n.

1843, from statue with French diminutive ending -ette.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper