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egger

[eg-er] /ˈɛg ər/
noun
Origin
1695-1705
1695-1705; egg1 + -er1; the cocoon is egg-shaped
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egger

/ˈɛɡə/
noun
1.
any of various widely distributed moths of the family Lasiocampidae, such as Lasiocampa quercus (oak egger) of Europe, having brown bodies and wings
Word Origin
C18: from egg1, from the egg-shaped cocoon
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The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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