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carton (n.)

1816, "thin pasteboard," from French carton "pasteboard" (17c.), from Italian cartone "pasteboard," augmentative of Medieval Latin carta "paper" (see card (n.1)). Originally the material for making paper boxes; extended 1890 to the boxes themselves. As a verb, from 1921.

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Definitions of carton from WordNet

carton (n.)
the quantity contained in a carton;
Synonyms: cartonful
carton (n.)
a box made of cardboard; opens by flaps on top;
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