strawboard

[ straw-bawrd, -bohrd ]
/ ˈstrɔˌbɔrd, -ˌboʊrd /

noun

coarse, yellow paperboard made of straw pulp, used in packing, for making boxes, etc.

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Origin of strawboard

First recorded in 1840–50; straw + board
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British Dictionary definitions for strawboard

strawboard
/ (ˈstrɔːˌbɔːd) /

noun

a board made of compressed straw and adhesive, used esp in book covers
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