There are 2 definitions of conte in English:

conte

Syllabification: con·te
Pronunciation: /kôNt
 
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noun

  • 1A short story as a form of literary composition.
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    • One is the oral/written interface in the conte, in particular the stylistic and syntactic make-up of contemporary oral storytelling, with a particular interest in negation, inversion, detachment, and speech and thought presentation.
  • 1.1A medieval narrative tale.

Origin

French, based on Latin computare 'reckon, sum up'.

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There are 2 definitions of conte in English:

conté

Syllabification: con·té
Pronunciation: /kôNˈtā
 
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(also • trademark Conté)

noun

  • A kind of hard, grease-free crayon used as a medium for artwork: powerful drawings in rough red conté
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    • This is a red conte drawing from art class.
    • In this lesson you'll learn how to create a dry wash, how to sketch a butterfly and how to draw it in pastel or colored Conte.

Origin

mid 19th century: named after Nicolas J. Conté (1755–1805), the French inventor who developed it.