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- (UK) IPA(key): /ˈkɹeɪ.ən/, /ˈkɹeɪ.ɒn/, /ˈkɹeɪ.ɒ̃/
Audio (Southern England) (file)
- (US) IPA(key): /ˈkɹeɪ.ɑn/; also /ˈkɹeɪ.ɔn/ (the most common pronunciations, used by 83% of Americans)
Audio (US - Southern California) (file)
- (US) enPR: krāʹän
- (US, uncommon, especially Northeastern US, Midwestern US) IPA(key): /ˈkɹæn/, [ˈkɹeən]
Audio (US) (file)
- (US, rare, especially Philadelphia, New Jersey, sometimes Southern US) IPA(key): /ˈkɹaʊn/, [ˈkɹɛɔn], [ˈkɹæɔn]
- Rhymes: -eɪɒn, -eɪɔn, -eɪən, -æn, -aʊn
crayon (plural crayons)
- A stick of colored chalk or wax used for drawing.
- Hyponym: Conté
- A colored pencil, a colouring pencil
- (dated) A crayon drawing, or a drawing with colored lines.
- 1885, Littell's Living Age, volume 167, page 187:
- But on the wall hung two fine crayons, representing Louis XVI. and Marie Antoinette — pictures which she recognized as having hung in the corridor of the Tuileries — and in front of them were burning two candles on a species of rude altar.
- (dated) A pencil of carbon used in producing electric light.
colored chalk or wax
- crayon at OneLook Dictionary Search
crayon m (plural crayons)
- → English: crayon
- → Esperanto: krajono
- → German: Crayon
- → Greek: κραγιόν (kragión)
- → Moore: keryõ
- → Romanian: creion
- → Spanish: crayón, clarión