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A small, light brown cockroach (Blattella germanica) that is a common household pest. Also called Croton bug.
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(Animals) a small cockroach, Blattella germanica: a common household pest. Also called (US): Croton bug
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a brown cockroach, Blatta germanica, orig. of Europe: a widespread household pest.
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|Noun||1.||German cockroach - small light-brown cockroach brought to United States from Europe; a common household pest|
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