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 for fusain
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Fusain \Fu"sain"\, n. [F., the spindle tree; also, charcoal made
     from it.] (Fine Arts)
     (a) Fine charcoal of willow wood, used as a drawing
     (b) A drawing made with it. See Charcoal, n. 2, and
         Charcoal drawing, under Charcoal.
         [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: a stick of black carbon material used for drawing [syn:
           charcoal, fusain]

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