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eg·gar

 (ĕg′ər) or eg·ger (ĕg′ər)
n.
Any of various moths of the family Lasiocampidae, whose larvae often construct tentlike webs among the branches of trees.

[From egg + -er (from the egglike shape of their cocoons ).]
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Noun1.eggar - moth having nonfunctional mouthparts as adultseggar - 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
genus Lasiocampa, Lasiocampa - type genus of the Lasiocampidae: eggars
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