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German cockroach

noun

Definition of GERMAN COCKROACH

:  a small active winged cockroach (Blattella germanica) probably of African origin that is a common household pest in the United States —called also Croton bug

First Known Use of GERMAN COCKROACH

1896
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German cockroach

noun Ger·man cockroach \ˌjər-mən-\

Medical Definition of GERMAN COCKROACH

:  a small active winged cockroach of the genus Blattella (B. germanica) that is probably of African origin and is a common household pest in the United States—called also Croton bug

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