German cockroach

noun

Definition of German cockroach

:a small active winged cockroach (Blattella germanica) prob. of African origin that is a common household pest in the U.S. called also Croton bug

First Known Use of german cockroach

1896


Medical Dictionary

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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