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crayonnoun [C]

uk   /ˈkreɪ.ɒn/  us   /ˈkreɪ.ɑːn/
a ​smallstick of ​coloured wax used for ​drawing or writing: wax crayons children's crayons

crayonverb [I or T]

uk   /ˈkreɪ.ɒn/  us   /ˈkreɪ.ɑːn/ UK
to ​draw something with a crayon: When I ​left her she was ​busy crayoning.
(Definition of crayon from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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crayonnoun [C]

 us   /ˈkreɪ·ɑn/
a ​smallstick of ​coloredwax used for ​drawing or writing: a ​box of crayons
(Definition of crayon from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “crayon”
in Korean 크레용…
in Arabic قَلَم تَلْوين شَمْعي…
in Malaysian krayon…
in French crayon de couleur…
in Russian цветной мелок, пастель…
in Chinese (Traditional) 彩色蠟筆…
in Italian pastello…
in Turkish mum boya…
in Polish kredka (świecowa)…
in Spanish lápiz de color…
in Vietnamese bút chì màu…
in Portuguese giz de cera…
in Thai ดินสอสี…
in German der Zeichenstift…
in Catalan cera…
in Japanese クレヨン…
in Chinese (Simplified) 彩色蜡笔…
in Indonesian krayon…
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