American cockroach

Definitions of American cockroach
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n large reddish brown free-flying cockroach originally from southern United States but now widely distributed

Synonyms:
Periplaneta americana
Type of:
cockroach, roach
any of numerous chiefly nocturnal insects; some are domestic pests

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