Definition for STAT'U-A-RY

STAT'U-A-RY, n. [It. statuaria; Sp. estatuaria; from L. statuarius, from statua, a statue; statuo, to set.]

  1. The art of carving images, as representatives of real persons or things; a branch of sculpture. – Temple. [In this sense the word has no plural.]
  2. [It. statuario; Sp. estatuario.] One that professes or practices the art of carving images or making statues. On other occasions the statuaries took their subjects from the poets. – Addison.

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