cockroach definition

  • noun:
    • some of numerous oval, flat-bodied pests of the household Blattidae, including a few types which can be typical home pests.
    • A black or brown straight-winged pest regarding the purchase Blattodea.
    • An unhygienic person or a member of a small grouping of men and women viewed as unhygienic or rapidly procreating.
    • An orthopterous pest of genus Blatta, and allied genera.
    • the favorite title of this pests of the orthopterous genus Blatta, in a diverse feeling comprising several types, which B. (Periplaneta) orientalis, the typical cockroach or black colored beetle, are considered to be the nature.
    • some of numerous chiefly nocturnal bugs; some are domestic insects

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