(?), n. [Etymol. uncertain.] (Zol.) Any bombycid moth of the genera Eriogaster and Lasiocampa; as, the oak eggar (L. roboris) of Europe.
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egg beater



n. a small device having one or usually two blades, each having several stiff oval wires at the tip. The blades are swirled or rotated for beating eggs or whipping cream. The electrical variety typically have two such blades, which are arranged so that the tips of the blades interlace while rotating.
Syn. -- eggwhisk.
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