A large brownish moth which is often active during the day.
- Many species in the family Lasiocampidae, including the oak eggar (L. quercus)
More example sentences
- I'm fairly sure this is the caterpillar of an oak eggar moth, but I would welcome being corrected.
- The Small Eggar moth is another rarity found only in this part of Shropshire.
- Adult oak eggars are also preyed upon by several birds, particularly black-headed gulls.
Definition of eggar in:
- The US English dictionary