oriental cockroach


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Related to oriental cockroach: American cockroach, German cockroach
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Noun1.oriental cockroach - dark brown cockroach originally from orient now nearly cosmopolitan in distributionoriental cockroach - dark brown cockroach originally from orient now nearly cosmopolitan in distribution
cockroach, roach - any of numerous chiefly nocturnal insects; some are domestic pests
Blatta, genus Blatta - type genus of the Blattidae: cockroaches infesting buildings worldwide
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COCKROACHES They reported: "Oriental cockroach in the basement.