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strawboard

[straw-bawrd, -bohrd] /ˈstrɔˌbɔrd, -ˌboʊrd/
noun
1.
coarse, yellow paperboard made of straw pulp, used in packing, for making boxes, etc.
Origin
1840-1850
1840-50; straw + board
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  • The merger of the strawboard and boxboard manufacturers has at last been competed.
  • Pressed strawboard was used in the building interior.
  • Major use of the straw pulp was for strawboard, egg-case fillers, and corrugating paper.
British Dictionary definitions for strawboard

strawboard

/ˈstrɔːˌbɔːd/
noun
1.
a board made of compressed straw and adhesive, used esp in book covers
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