[mey-suh-nahyt] /ˈmeɪ səˌnaɪt/

a brand of hardboard.
(Austral & NZ) trademark a kind of dark brown hardboard used for partitions, lining, etc

1926, proprietary name of a type of fiberboard, by Mason Fibre Company, Laurel, Mississippi, U.S. As a word in mineralogy for a type of chloritoid, it honors Owen Mason of Providence, R.I.


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