American cockroach

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Noun1.American cockroach - large reddish brown free-flying cockroach originally from southern United States but now widely distributedAmerican cockroach - large reddish brown free-flying cockroach originally from southern United States but now widely distributed
cockroach, roach - any of numerous chiefly nocturnal insects; some are domestic pests
genus Periplaneta, Periplaneta - cosmopolitan genus of large cockroaches