German cockroach

noun

Definition of German cockroach

  1. :  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

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noun Ger·man cockroach \ˌjər-mən-\

Medical Definition of German cockroach

  1. :  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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