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statuary Meaning, Definition & Usage

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

Stat"u*a*ry noun
L. statuarius, n., fr. statuarius, a., of or belonging to statues, fr. statua statue: cf. F. statuaire. See Statue.
plural Statuaries
  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