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boxboard

[boks-bawrd, -bohrd] /ˈbɒksˌbɔrd, -ˌboʊrd/
noun
1.
cardboard used for making cartons.
Origin
1835-1845
1835-45, Americanism; box1 + board
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British Dictionary definitions for box-board

boxboard

/ˈbɒksˌbɔːd/
noun
1.
a tough paperboard made from wood and wastepaper pulp: used for making boxes, etc
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