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Biro

A kind of ballpoint pen - a pen that has a small ball-bearing at its tip that picks up ink by rolling against an ink reservoir. Available in several colours and, although not a precise tool, biros are sometimes favoured for drawing because of the lively spontaneous marks they make.

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