carton pierre

noun
car·​ton pierre | \ˈkärˌtōⁿˈpye(ə)r, -ⁿpēˈe-\

Definition of carton pierre 

: a papier-mâché made to imitate stone or bronze and usually used for statuary and architectural ornaments

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History and Etymology for carton pierre

French carton-pierre, literally, stone pasteboard, from carton pasteboard + pierre stone, from Latin petra, from Greek, rock

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