from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. An ancient wooden statue.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In anc. Gr. art, a work of sculpture of the most ancient and primitive class, rudely formed in wood, the eyes being generally represented closed, and the limbs, when indicated at all, extended stiffly.


Ancient Greek (Wiktionary)


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