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English definition of “egg”

egg

noun (FOOD)    //
A1 [C or U] the oval object with a hard shell that is produced by female birds, especially chickens, eaten as food: a hard-boiled/soft-boiled egg How do you like your eggs - fried or boiled?Dairy products and eggs [C] an object that is made in the shape of a bird's egg: a chocolate/marble eggSpherical, circular and annular objectsGeometrical shapes
(Definition of egg noun (FOOD) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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