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A one-litre carton of Arla brand semi-skimmed milk

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from French carton, from Italian cartone. Doublet of cartoon.

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NounEdit

carton (countable and uncountable, plural cartons)

  1. An inexpensive, disposable box-like container fashioned from either paper, paper with wax-covering (wax paper), or other lightweight material.
    Synonyms: cardboard box, container, package
    a carton of milk
  2. A pack of cigarettes, usually ten, wrapped in cellophane or packed in a light cardboard box.
    Synonym: pack
  3. (archaic) A kind of thin pasteboard.
  4. (archaic) A small disc within the bullseye of a target.
  5. (archaic) A shot that strikes this disc.

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VerbEdit

carton (third-person singular simple present cartons, present participle cartoning, simple past and past participle cartoned)

  1. To put in a carton.

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EtymologyEdit

From Italian cartone.

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NounEdit

carton m (plural cartons)

  1. cardboard
  2. carton, cardboard box
  3. target
  4. (art) sketch; cartoon
  5. (cartography) inset map
  6. card

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