construction paper

noun
a heavy groundwood paper in sheets of various sizes and colors for use especially in making posters and cutouts.

Origin:
1920–25

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Example sentences
Glue some wooden dowels to green construction paper.
Unlike the snowflakes that kindergartners cut from construction paper,
  artificial snow doesn't have lacy dendrites.
Have students glue their maps onto larger pieces of construction paper so that
  there's a border of several inches around the map.
Ask students to draw their habitats on construction paper.
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