piggy bank

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noun
  1. a small bank, having the shape of a pig, provided with a slot at the top to receive small coins.
  2. any small bank in which coins are kept.

Origin of piggy bank

First recorded in 1940–45
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British Dictionary definitions for piggy bank

piggy bank

noun
  1. a child's coin bank shaped like a pig with a slot for coins
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