linerboard

or lin·er board

[ lahy-ner-bawrd, -bohrd ]
/ ˈlaɪ nərˌbɔrd, -ˌboʊrd /

noun

a type of paperboard used especially for containers, as corrugated boxes.

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Origin of linerboard

First recorded in 1945–50; liner2 + board
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