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

  • noun A woman who makes sculptures.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A female sculptor.

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

  • noun A female sculptor.

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

  • noun A woman sculptor. In general sculptor can be used instead, the form sculptress should be avoided in modern usage unless there is a reason to point out the artist's gender.

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

  • noun a woman sculptor


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