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

  • n. One who produces sculptural artwork.
  • n. One who shapes, molds, or fashions especially with artistry or precision.
  • n. A constellation in the Southern Hemisphere near Cetus and Phoenix. Also called Scultpor's Workshop.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

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

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One who sculptures; one whose occupation is to carve statues, or works of sculpture.
  • n. 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 The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. 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.
  • n. 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.

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

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


Latin, from sculpere, to carve; see sculpture.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Latin scūlptor (Wiktionary)



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