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statuary Meaning, Definition & Usage

  1. noun statues collectively
  2. adjective of or relating to or suitable for statues
WordNet

Stat"u*a*ry noun
Etymology
L. statuarius, n., fr. statuarius, a., of or belonging to statues, fr. statua statue: cf. F. statuaire. See Statue.
Wordforms
plural Statuaries
Definitions
  1. One who practices the art of making statues.
    On other occasions the statuaries took their subjects from the poets. Addison.
  2. L. statuaria (sc. ars): cf. F. statuaire. The art of carving statues or images as representatives of real persons or things; a branch of sculpture. Sir W. Temple.
  3. A collection of statues; statues, collectively.

Webster 1913