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Topic: SCULPTURE

Date: 1300-1400
Language: Latin
Origin: sculptura, from sculpere 'to carve'

sculpture

noun
     
sculpture
sculp‧ture
1 [uncountable and countable] an object made out of stone, wood, clay etc by an artist
sculpture of
a sculpture of an elephant
an exhibition of sculpture
2 [uncountable] the art of making objects out of stone, wood, clay etc
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