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Variant of eggar.
(Animals) any of various widely distributed moths of the family Lasiocampidae, such as Lasiocampa quercus (oak egger) of Europe, having brown bodies and wings
[C18: from egg1, from the egg-shaped cocoon]
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|Noun||1.||egger - moth having nonfunctional mouthparts as adults; larvae feed on tree foliage and spin egg-shaped cocoons|
lasiocampid, lasiocampid moth - medium-sized stout-bodied neutral-colored moths with comb-like antennae