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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun One who produces sculptural artwork.
  • noun One who shapes, molds, or fashions especially with artistry or precision.
  • noun A constellation in the Southern Hemisphere near Cetus and Phoenix.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun In astronomy, an abbreviated name now generally used for the constellation Apparatus or Officina Sculptoris (‘the sculptor's shop’), a modern constellation between Cetus and Phœnix, with no conspicuous stars.
  • noun One who practises the art of sculpture, which includes modeling in clay or wax, casting or striking in bronze or other metal, and carving figures in stone.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun One who sculptures; one whose occupation is to carve statues, or works of sculpture.
  • noun Hence, an artist who designs works of sculpture, his first studies and his finished model being usually in a plastic material, from which model the marble is cut, or the bronze is cast.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun A person who sculpts. An artist who produces sculpture.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a faint constellation in the southern hemisphere near Phoenix and Cetus
  • noun an artist who creates sculptures

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[Latin, from sculpere, to carve; see sculpture.]

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

From Latin scūlptor

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