egger definition

  • noun:
    • any one of numerous moths for the household Lasiocampidae, whoever larvae often build tentlike webs one of the branches of woods.
    • One who gathers eggs.
    • any one of numerous species of moth, especially the pine egger-moth, Bombyx quercus.
    • one that eggs or incites.
    • One who gathers eggs; an eggler.
    • person who eggs or incites.
    • a person who tends to make a company of gathering eggs, at the time of wild birds or turtles.
    • one that eggs, urges, or incites: generally with on.
    • In entomology, a reddish-brown moth of either associated with genera Lasiocampa and Eriogaster: as, the oak-egger, L. quercus; the grass-egger, L. trifolii; the small egger, E. lacustris.
    • moth having nonfunctional mouthparts as grownups; larvae prey on tree vegetation and spin egg-shaped cocoons
    • any one of different moths of this family members Lasiocampidae, whose larvae frequently construct tentlike webs on the list of branches of trees.
    • one that gathers eggs.
    • some of various species of moth, especially the pine egger-moth, Bombyx quercus.
    • One who eggs or incites.
    • a person who gathers eggs; an eggler.
    • person who eggs or incites.
    • one that tends to make a business of gathering eggs, at the time of wild birds or turtles.
    • a person who eggs, urges, or incites: generally with on.
    • In entomology, a reddish-brown moth of either regarding the genera Lasiocampa and Eriogaster: as, the oak-egger, L. quercus; the grass-egger, L. trifolii; the little egger, E. lacustris.
    • moth having nonfunctional mouthparts as adults; larvae feed on tree vegetation and spin egg-shaped cocoons

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