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eggar

División en sílabas: egg·ar
Pronunciación: /ˈeɡər
 
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Definición de eggar en inglés:

sustantivo

A large brownish moth that is often active during the day. The caterpillars typically bear irritant hairs and make an egg-shaped cocoon.
  • Many species in the family Lasiocampidae
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.

Origen

early 18th century: probably from egg1 + -er1.

Words that rhyme with eggar

beggar, Gregor, mega, Megger

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