Easter Bunny

noun
variants: or Easter bunny

Definition of Easter Bunny

: an imaginary rabbit originating in Germanic folklore that fills baskets left out by children with decorated eggs, candy, and presents and sometimes hides the decorated eggs for children to find on Easter

First Known Use of Easter Bunny

1900, in the meaning defined above

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“Easter Bunny.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Easter%20Bunny. Accessed 3 Jun. 2020.

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