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Noun: oriental cockroach  ,o-ree'en-t(u)l 'kók,rowch
  1. Dark brown cockroach originally from orient now nearly cosmopolitan in distribution
    - oriental roach, Asiatic cockroach, blackbeetle, Blatta orientalis

Derived forms: oriental cockroaches

Type of: cockroach, roach

Part of: Blatta, genus Blatta

Encyclopedia: Oriental cockroach