brown-banded cockroach

noun (1)
variants: or brown-banded roach \ ˈ⸗ˌ⸗⸗-​ \

Definition of brown-banded cockroach

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: a small light brown cockroach (Supella supellectilium) with two pale crossbands on the wings

brown-banded snake

noun (2)

Definition of brown-banded snake (Entry 2 of 2)

: tiger snake

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