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Sicilian ice-cream in a bread bun. A good solution to a local problem: the Mediterranean heat quickly melts the ice-cream, which is absorbed by the bread.
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A Fistful of Rice.
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Claire Kathleen Roufs eating first food at 5 months.
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Eating rat.
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The New Year
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Vietnam
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Desert People, boy eating "grub worm"
Desert People
Australia
Eggs

(food)

 

 


Robin's nest.

Brown egg.

 

 



Eastern
Easter


Ukranian Easter egg.

Ukrainian Easter egg

Pysanka

see also:
chickens

Wikipedia:

Chicken
Egg (food)
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Battery cage
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Humpty Dumpty
Category:Eggs
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egg
NOUN:  

1 a : the hard-shelled reproductive body produced by a bird and especially by the common domestic chicken; also : its contents used as food
b
: an animal reproductive body consisting of an ovum together with its nutritive and protective envelopes and having the capacity to develop into a new individual capable of independent existence
c : ovum
2 : something resembling an egg
3 : person, sort <a good egg>
egg·less adjective
eggy \ˈe-gē, ˈā-\ adjective
egg on one's face : a state of embarrassment or humiliation
egg·head : intellectual, highbrow

 

TRANSITIVE
VERB:
  1 : to cover with egg
2 : to pelt with eggs

Date: 1833

: to incite to action —usually used with on
— more at edge

Date: 13th century

ADJECTIVE:  

 

ETYMOLOGY:   Middle English egge, from Old Norse egg; akin to Old English ǣg egg, Latin ovum, Greek ōion

Date: 14th century

"egg." Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary. 2010.
Merriam-Webster Online. 02 April 2010
<http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/chicken>

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The shape of an egg is an ovate spheroid with one end larger than the other end. The egg has cylindrical symmetry along the long axis.

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Uovo, Tacuinum Sanitatis (a medieval handbook on wellness).

Uovo
Tacuinum Sanitatis
(a medieval handbook on wellness)

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Old woman selling eggs, Hendrick Bloemaert, (c. 1601, Utrecht – 1672).

Old woman selling eggs.
Hendrick Bloemaert
(c. 1601, Utrecht – 1672)

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Ostrich egg (right), compared to chicken egg (left)

Ostrich egg (right), compared to chicken egg (left)

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