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Meaning of CARTON

Pronunciation:  'kârtn

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a box made of cardboard; opens by flaps on top
  2. [n]  the quantity contained in a carton

CARTON is a 6 letter word that starts with C.


 Synonyms: cartonful
 See Also: box, containerful, six-pack



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Car"ton\ (k[aum]r"t[o^]n), n. [F. See {Cartoon}.]
Pasteboard for paper boxes; also, a pasteboard box.

{Carton pierre}, a species of papier-mach['e], imitating
   stone or bronze sculpture. --Knight.

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