crotonbug


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Ger′man cock′roach


n.
a brown cockroach, Blatta germanica, orig. of Europe: a widespread household pest.
[1895–1900]
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Noun1.crotonbug - small light-brown cockroach brought to United States from Europecrotonbug - 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