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[fyoo-zeyn, fyoo-zeyn; French fy-zan] /fyuˈzeɪn, ˈfyu zeɪn; French füˈzɛ̃/

noun, plural fusains
[fyoo-zeynz, fyoo-zeynz; French fy-zan] /fyuˈzeɪnz, ˈfyu zeɪnz; French füˈzɛ̃/ (Show IPA), for 2.
a fine charcoal used in drawing, made from the wood of the spindle tree.
a drawing made with this charcoal.
a blackish-gray, friable component of coal with a silky luster that leaves a charcoallike mark.
/fjuːˈzeɪn; French fyzɛ̃/
a fine charcoal pencil or stick made from the spindle tree
a drawing done with such a pencil
a dull black brittle form of carbon resembling charcoal, found in certain coals


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