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German cockroach

noun
1.
a common yellowish-brown cockroach, Blatta germanica, brought into the U.S. from Europe.
Also called crotonbug.
Origin of German cockroach
1895-1900
First recorded in 1895-1900
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British Dictionary definitions for German cockroach

German cockroach

noun
1.
a small cockroach, Blattella germanica: a common household pest Also called (US) Croton bug
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