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Cardamine
Cardamine bulbifera
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Cardamine pratensis
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cardboard definitions

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

adj
1: without substance; "cardboard caricatures of historical figures" [syn: cardboard, unlifelike] n
1: a stiff moderately thick paper [syn: cardboard, composition board]

Merriam Webster's

I. noun Date: 1831 a material made from cellulose fiber (as wood pulp) like paper but usually thicker cardboardy adjective II. adjective Date: 1852 1. made of or as if of cardboard 2. unreal, stereotyped <a play with cardboard characters>

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. & adj. --n. pasteboard or stiff paper, esp. for making cards or boxes. --adj. 1 made of cardboard. 2 flimsy, insubstantial.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Cardboard Card"board` (k[aum]rd"b[=o]rd`), n. A stiff compact pasteboard of various qualities, for making cards, etc., often having a polished surface.

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

Cardboard is thick, stiff paper that is used, for example, to make boxes and models. ...a cardboard box. ...a life-size cardboard cut-out of a police officer. N-UNCOUNT: oft N n



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