Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun One who makes a business of collecting eggs, as of birds or turtles.
  • noun One who eggs, urges, or incites: usually with on.
  • noun In entomology, a reddish-brown moth of either of the genera Lasiocampa and Eriogaster: as, the oak-egger, L. quercus; the grass-egger, L. trifolii; the small egger, E. lacustris.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun One who gathers eggs; an eggler.
  • noun One who eggs or incites.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun One who gathers eggs.
  • noun Any of various species of moth, especially the oak egger-moth, Bombyx quercus.
  • noun One who eggs or incites.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun moth having nonfunctional mouthparts as adults; larvae feed on tree foliage and spin egg-shaped cocoons

Etymologies

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From egg +‎ -er.

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