Stat"ure (?), n. [F. stature, OF. estature, from L. statura, originally, an upright posture, hence, height or size of the body, from stare, statum, to stand. See Stand.]

The natural height of an animal body; -- generally used of the human body.

Foreign men of mighty stature came. Dryden.

 

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