Pronunciation: (kôn'te), [key]
—pl. -tiPronunciation: (-tē). [key] Italian.
Pronunciation: (kōn-tā', kon'tē; Fr. kôn-tā'), [key]
—pl. -tésPronunciation: (-tāz', -tēz; Fr. -tā'). [key]
Trademark.a brand of crayon made of graphite and clay, usually in black, red, or brown. Also called Conté' cray"on.
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