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fig·u·rine

 (fĭg′yə-rēn′)
n.
A small molded or sculptured figure; a statuette.

[French, from Italian figurina, diminutive of figura, figure, from Latin figūra; see figure.]

figurine

(ˌfɪɡəˈriːn)
n
(Art Terms) a small carved or moulded figure; statuette
[C19: from French, from Italian figurina a little figure]

fig•ur•ine

(ˌfɪg yəˈrin)

n.
a small ornamental figure of pottery, metal, plastic, etc.; statuette.
[1850–55; < French < Italian figurina, derivative of figura figure]

figurine

A miniature figure.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.figurine - a small carved or molded figurefigurine - a small carved or molded figure  
figure - a model of a bodily form (especially of a person); "he made a figure of Santa Claus"
Translations
تِمثال صَغير
figurínaloutka
statuette
szobrocskanipp
stytta
statulėlė
statuete
statuetka
soška
küçük insan haykeli

figurine

[fɪgəˈriːn] Nfigurilla f, estatuilla f

figurine

[ˌfɪgəˈriːn] n (= ornament) → figurine f

figurine

nFigurine f

figurine

[ˌfɪgəˈriːn] nfigurina, statuetta

figurine

(ˈfigjəriːn) noun
a small statue of a person. china figurines of Spanish ladies.
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