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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Eggar  \Eg"gar\,  n.  [Etymol.  uncertain.]  (Zo["o]l.) 
  Any  bombycid  moth  of  the  genera  {Eriogaster}  and 
  {Lasiocampa};  as  the  oak  eggar  ({L.  roboris})  of  Europe. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  eggar 
  n  :  moth  having  nonfunctional  mouthparts  as  adults;  larvae  feed 
  on  tree  foliage  and  spin  egg-shaped  cocoons  [syn:  {egger}] 




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