black beetle definition

  • noun:
    • utilized other than as an idiom: see black,‎ beetle.
    • The oriental cockroach, Blatta orientalis (a sizable roach through the family Blattidae).
    • Platyzosteria novae-zelandiae, an equivalent roach native to New Zealand.
    • this good sense?) A common name for all types of beetle being black colored in color. including:
    • the common big black colored cockroach (Blatta orientalis).
    • An English title for the common cockroach of Great Britain, Blatta (Periplaneta) orientalis, a sizable black orthopterous insect, of this household Blattidæ. See cut under Blattidæ.
    • dark brown cockroach initially from orient now nearly cosmopolitan in distribution
  • adjective:
    • the normal big cockroach (Blatta orientalis).

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