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carton

[kahr-tn]
noun
1.
a cardboard or plastic box used typically for storage or shipping.
2.
the amount a carton can hold.
3.
the contents of a carton.
4.
a cardboardlike substance consisting of chewed plant material often mixed with soil, made by certain insects for building nests.
verb (used with object)
5.
to pack in a carton: to carton eggs for supermarket sales.
verb (used without object)
6.
to make or form cardboard sheets into cartons.

Origin:
1780–90; < French < Italian cartone pasteboard; see cartoon

uncartoned, adjective

carton, cartoon.
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carton (ˈkɑːtən)
 
n
1.  a cardboard box for containing goods
2.  a container of waxed paper or plastic in which liquids, such as milk, are sold
3.  shooting
 a.  a white disc at the centre of a target
 b.  a shot that hits this disc
 
vb
4.  to enclose (goods) in a carton
 
[C19: from French, from Italian cartone pasteboard, from cartacard1]

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carton
1816, from Fr. carton "pasteboard," from It. cartone "pasteboard," augmentive of M.L. carta "paper" (see card (n.)). Originally the material for making paper boxes; extended 1906 to the boxes themselves.
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