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Meaning of Easter egg

Eas'ter egg"

Pronunciation: [key]
  1. a chicken egg that is dyed and often given a figure or design, or an imitation of such an egg, as an egg-shaped candy or chocolate, used at Easter as a gift or decoration.
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