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crayon

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noun cray·on \ˈkrā-ˌän, -ən also ˈkran\

Simple Definition of crayon

  • : a stick of colored wax that is used for drawing

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of crayon

  1. 1 :  a stick of white or colored chalk or of colored wax used for writing or drawing

  2. 2 :  a crayon drawing

Examples of crayon in a sentence

  1. The drawing is done in crayon.



Origin and Etymology of crayon

French, crayon, pencil, from diminutive of craie chalk, from Latin creta


First Known Use: 1644

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crayon

verb cray·on

Definition of crayon

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to draw with a crayon

crayonist

play \ˈkrā-ə-nist\ noun


1662

First Known Use of crayon

1662

Other Fine Arts Terms

Rhymes with crayon

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CRAYON Defined for Kids

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crayon

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noun cray·on \ˈkrā-ˌän, -ən\

Definition of crayon for Students

  1. :  a stick of colored wax or sometimes chalk used for writing or drawing




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crayon

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verb cray·on

Definition of crayon for Students

crayoned

crayoning

  1. :  to draw or color with a crayon





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