Meaning of “pastel” in the English Dictionary

(Definition of “pastel” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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us /pæsˈtel/

pastel adjective (COLOR)

(of colors) pale and soft

pastelnoun [ C ]

us /pæsˈtel/

pastel noun [ C ] (COLORED STICK)

a soft, powdery, coloring material that is pressed into a stick and is used for drawing, or a picture made using these sticks

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