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boxboard

[ boks-bawrd, -bohrd ]
/ ˈbɒksˌbɔrd, -ˌboʊrd /
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noun
cardboard used for making cartons.
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Origin of boxboard

An Americanism dating back to 1835–45; box1 + board
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British Dictionary definitions for boxboard

boxboard
/ (ˈbɒksˌbɔːd) /

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