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Easter egg

noun
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.
2.
Digital Technology. an extra feature, as a message or video, hidden in a software program, computer game, movie DVD, etc., and revealed as by an obscure sequence of keystrokes or mouse clicks.

Origin:
1795–1805

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Easter egg
 
n
1.  an egg given to children at Easter, usually a chocolate egg or a hen's egg with its shell painted
2.  a bonus or extra feature hidden inside a website, computer game, or DVD, that is only revealed after repeated or lengthy viewing or playing

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