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carton

car·ton

carton

 
 
pronunciation:
kar tn
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a box made of cardboard or coated paper.
The kids played in the large cartons that the furniture came in.Who put the empty milk carton back in the refrigerator?There are twelve eggs in a carton.
 
synonyms:
box, case
similar words:
container, package
definition 2: the contents of such a box.
They drank the whole carton of milk at breakfast.
synonyms:
box, case
similar words:
boxful, container
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