German cockroach

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German cockroach

n.
A small, light brown cockroach (Blattella germanica) that is a common household pest. Also called Croton bug.

German cockroach

n
(Animals) a small cockroach, Blattella germanica: a common household pest. Also called (US): Croton bug

Ger′man cock′roach


n.
a brown cockroach, Blatta germanica, orig. of Europe: a widespread household pest.
[1895–1900]
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Noun1.German cockroach - small light-brown cockroach brought to United States from EuropeGerman cockroach - small light-brown cockroach brought to United States from Europe; a common household pest
cockroach, roach - any of numerous chiefly nocturnal insects; some are domestic pests
Blattella, genus Blattella - small cockroaches