Originally Posted by JSWolf
Please do not misuse the term eReader. It only causes confusion and leads to people purchasing eReader format eBooks for devices that do not support eReader format.
eReader does not mean electronic reader. eReader actually an eBook format and software to read said format.
I don't think anyone will be confused based on the context in which the word is used. It makes more sense for it to refer to a device that reads ebooks than a format.