German cockroach

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German cockroach

n.
A small, light brown cockroach (Blattella germanica) that is a common household pest. Also called Croton bug.

German cockroach

Blattella germanica, a small light brown species found as a household pest in North America and Europe.

German cockroach

A small, flightless cockroach (Blattella germanica) that is a common pest in urban areas.
Synonym: croton bug
See also: cockroach
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