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crayon

noun [C]  /ˈkreɪ·ɑn/ us  
a small stick of colored wax used for drawing or writing: a box of crayons
Translations of “crayon”
in Korean 크레용…
in Arabic قَلَم تَلْوين شَمْعي…
in French crayon de couleur…
in Turkish mum boya…
in Italian pastello…
in Chinese (Traditional) 彩色蠟筆…
in Russian цветной мелок, пастель…
in Polish kredka (świecowa)…
in Spanish lápiz de color…
in Portuguese giz de cera…
in German der Zeichenstift…
in Catalan cera…
in Japanese クレヨン…
in Chinese (Simplified) 彩色蜡笔…
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