Wiktionary:Word of the day/December 6

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Word of the day for December 6
Conté n
  1. (art) A drawing medium, usually square in cross section, composed of compressed powdered charcoal or graphite mixed with a clay or wax base.

PointingHand.svg French painter and army officer Nicolas-Jacques Conté, who invented the medium, died on this day in 1805.

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