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Egg Roll

1. An elongated, hard-boiled egg processed for the foodservice industry. When the roll is sliced, every piece is a center cut for attractive service.

– See Egg Products

2. An Asian specialty consisting of a savory filling wrapped in an egg-rich dough, then deep-fat fried. In the U.S., egg rolls are usually served as appetizers.

3. An annual Easter event held in many venues, including the White House lawn.

– See Egg Games