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crayon

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

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

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CRAYON Defined for English Language Learners

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crayon

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

Definition of crayon for English Language Learners

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


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

play
verb cray·on

Definition of crayon for Students

crayoned

crayoning

  1. :  to draw or color with a crayon



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