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egg sac the pouch or cocoon in which many types of spiders deposit their eggs. [2 definitions]
eggs Benedict a dish made of poached eggs placed on a slice of ham over toast or a split and toasted English muffin, and covered with hollandaise sauce.
eggshell the thin covering that encloses a bird's egg. [3 definitions]
egg tooth a toothlike growth on the noses or beaks of very young reptiles and birds with which they break the egg membrane or shell when hatching.
egis variant of aegis.
eglantine the sweet brier, a wild rose.
ego the self, as distinguished from other persons and the external world. [5 definitions]
egocentric regarding oneself as the subject, object, and standard of all things. [3 definitions]
egoism the tendency to evaluate everything in relation to one's own interests; self-centeredness. (Cf. altruism.) [3 definitions]
egoist a self-centered or selfish person. [2 definitions]
egoistic of, pertaining to, or based on egoism. [2 definitions]
egoless combined form of ego.
egomania obsessive interest in oneself.
egotism excessive self-promotion; boastfulness or conceitedness. [2 definitions]
egotist a conceited person; braggart. [2 definitions]
egotistic conceited and boastful; excessively self-promoting. [2 definitions]
egotistical conceited and boastful; excessively self-promoting. [2 definitions]
egregious remarkably bad; flagrant; glaring.
egress an act, instance, method, or place of exit or emergence. [2 definitions]
egret any of several usu. white herons that grow long, drooping plumes in breeding season. [2 definitions]
Egypt a North African country on the Mediterranean and Red Seas; Arab Republic of Egypt.