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cartonnier

[ kahr-tn-yey; French kar-taw-nyey ]
/ ˌkɑr tnˈyeɪ; French kar tɔˈnyeɪ /
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noun, plural car·ton·niers [kahr-tn-yeyz; French kar-taw-nyey]. /ˌkɑr tnˈyeɪz; French kar tɔˈnyeɪ/. French Furniture.

an ornamental box for papers, usually for placing on a desk.

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Also called serre-papier.

Origin of cartonnier

From French; see origin at carton, -ier2
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