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piggy bank

noun [C]  /ˈpɪɡ·i ˌbæŋk/ us  
a container, sometimes in the shape of a pig, that holds coins and is used esp. by children for saving money
Translations of “piggy bank”
in Chinese (Traditional) (豬形)儲蓄罐, 撲滿…
in Russian копилка…
in Turkish kumbara, domuz şeklinde kumbara…
in Chinese (Simplified) 储蓄罐…
in Polish skarbonka…
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