Medical Dictionary

oriental cockroach

noun ori·en·tal cockroach \ˌōr-ē-ˈent-əl-, ˌr-\

Medical Definition of ORIENTAL COCKROACH

:  a dark or blackish brown medium-sized cockroach (Blatta orientalis) probably originating in Asia but now nearly cosmopolitan in warm and temperate areas especially about dwellings—called also oriental roach
April 26, 2015
rococo Hear it
excessively ornate or intricate
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