blatta definition

  • noun:
    • The typical genus of the family Blattidæ: formerly coextensive with the family, but now greatly restricted.
    • a part for this genus.
    • A purple silk interwoven with gold, used in the early old. Rock, Textile Fabrics.
    • kind genus associated with Blattidae: cockroaches infesting structures worldwide
    • the standard genus of the household Blattidæ: previously coextensive using family members, nevertheless now significantly limited.
    • a part of this genus.
    • A purple silk interwoven with gold, found in the early old. Rock, Textile Fabrics.
    • kind genus of the Blattidae: cockroaches infesting buildings globally

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