Advent calendar

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EtymologyEdit

Probably a calque of German Adventskalender, the modern tradition having originated in 19th-century Germany.

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NounEdit

Advent calendar (plural Advent calendars)

  1. A calendar used to count down the days of Advent, having windows revealing a hidden picture or gift on each day.

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