car·ton


car·ton
/ˈkɑɚtn̩/ noun, pl -tons [count]
1 : a light box or container usually made of cardboard or plastic

She got a carton of ice cream out of the freezer.

a carton of orange juice

a milk carton

2 US : a box containing things that have been packed together so they can be sold or moved

He bought a carton of cigarettes.

Several cartons of books arrived yesterday.


Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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