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|Noun||1.||suborder Blattodea - cockroaches; in some classifications considered an order|
animal order - the order of animals
Dictyoptera, order Dictyoptera - in some classifications replaced by the orders (here suborders) Blattodea (cockroaches) and Manteodea (mantids); in former classifications often subsumed under a much broader order Orthoptera