containerboard

or con·tain·er board

[kuh n-tey-ner-bawrd, -bohrd]

noun

any paperboard used in making containers, as corrugated paper or cardboard.

Nearby words

  1. contained,
  2. container,
  3. container car,
  4. container garden,
  5. container ship,
  6. containerization,
  7. containerize,
  8. containerport,
  9. containership,
  10. containment

Origin of containerboard

First recorded in 1920–25; container + board

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