carton

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English[edit]

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A one-litre carton of Arla brand semi-skimmed milk

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from French carton.

Noun[edit]

carton (plural cartons)

  1. An inexpensive, disposable box-like creation fashioned from either paper, paper with wax-covering (wax paper), or other lightweight material. It is designed to hold things for a short period of time and be discarded or recycled after use.
  2. Packs of cigarettes, usually 10, wrapped in cellophane or packed in light cardboard box

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carton (third-person singular simple present cartons, present participle cartoning, simple past and past participle cartoned)

  1. To put in a carton.

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Italian cartone.

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Noun[edit]

carton m (plural cartons)

  1. cardboard
  2. carton, cardboard box
  3. target
  4. (art) sketch; cartoon
  5. (cartography) inset map
  6. card

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Noun[edit]

carton n (plural cartoane)

  1. cardboard

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