An example of a sculpture is a clay statue of a famous figure.
Sculpture a lion.
Rock sculptured by a river.
Origin of sculpture
- Middle English from Latin sculptūra from sculptus past participle of sculpere to carve skel-1 in Indo-European roots
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- From Middle English, from Old French, from Latin sculptura (“sculpture"), from sculpere (“to cut out, to carve in stone").