Etymology
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figurine (n.)

"small, ornamental human representation in pottery or other material work," 1854, from French figurine (16c.), from Italian figurina, diminutive of figura, from Latin figura "shape, form, figure" (from PIE root *dheigh- "to form, build"). Figurette is from 1850, from Italian.

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Definitions of figurine

figurine (n.)
a small carved or molded figure;
Synonyms: statuette
From wordnet.princeton.edu