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Christkind

  1. A personification of the baby Jesus who, in German speaking parts of Europe, takes the place of Santa Claus

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Christ (Christ) +‎ Kind (child).

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Christkind n (genitive Christkinds or Christkindes, diminutive Christkindchen n or Christkindlein n)

  1. (Christianity) Baby Jesus
  2. A fictional angel-like creature, typically thought of as an apparition of Baby Jesus, which traditionally takes the place of Santa Claus as a bringer of Christmas presents in the German-language area, particularly but not exclusively in Catholic regions.

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