tortillon

noun

tor·​til·​lon
¦tȯ(r)tē¦(y)än,
-)ōn
plural -s
: a small rolled-paper stump used in charcoal drawing for rubbing or blending

Word History

Etymology

French, literally, twist, twisted object, from Middle French, from tortiller to twist

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“Tortillon.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tortillon. Accessed 5 Dec. 2022.

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