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sculptor 1

Syllabification: sculp·tor
Pronunciation: /ˈskəlptər/

noun

An artist who makes sculptures.
Example sentences
  • Every year it brings together an eclectic artistic mix of professionals and amateurs, traditional and avant-garde, young and old, British and international, sculptors, painters, architects, printmakers.
  • Some were painters or sculptors, others had a more craftsmanship background as mask or puppet makers.
  • Italian architects and sculptors were imported, including Bartolommeo Berecci and Giovanni Maria Padovano.

Origin

Mid 17th century: from Latin, from sculpt- 'hollowed out', from the verb sculpere.

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Sculptor 2 Syllabification: Sculp·tor
Pronunciation: /ˈskəlptər/
Astronomy
1A faint southern constellation (the Sculptor or Sculptor’s Workshop), between Grus and Cetus.
1.1 (as genitive Sculptorisskəlpˈtôris) Used with a preceding letter or numeral to designate a star in this constellation: the star Delta Sculptoris

Origin

Latin.

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