Blatta Germanica
Cockroach Cock"roach, n. [Sp. cucaracha.] (Zo["o]l.) An orthopterous insect of the genus {Blatta}, and allied genera. [1913 Webster]

Note: The species are numerous, especially in hot countries. Those most commonly infesting houses in Europe and North America are {Blatta orientalis}, a large species often called {black beetle}, and the {Croton bug} ({Blatta Germanica}, formerly {Ectobia Germanica}), also called the {German cockroach}. [1913 Webster +PJC]


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  • Blatta orientalis — Cockroach Cock roach, n. [Sp. cucaracha.] (Zo[ o]l.) An orthopterous insect of the genus {Blatta}, and allied genera. [1913 Webster] Note: The species are numerous, especially in hot countries. Those most commonly infesting houses in Europe and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Blatta orientalis — Gemeine Küchenschabe Männchen und Weibchen der Gemeinen Küchenschabe (Blatta orientalis) Systematik Klasse …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Ectobia Germanica — Cockroach Cock roach, n. [Sp. cucaracha.] (Zo[ o]l.) An orthopterous insect of the genus {Blatta}, and allied genera. [1913 Webster] Note: The species are numerous, especially in hot countries. Those most commonly infesting houses in Europe and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Blattella germanica — Deutsche Schabe Deutsche Schabe (Blattella germanica) Systematik Klasse: Insekten (Insecta) …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • black beetle — Cockroach Cock roach, n. [Sp. cucaracha.] (Zo[ o]l.) An orthopterous insect of the genus {Blatta}, and allied genera. [1913 Webster] Note: The species are numerous, especially in hot countries. Those most commonly infesting houses in Europe and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cockroach — Cock roach, n. [Sp. cucaracha.] (Zo[ o]l.) An orthopterous insect of the genus {Blatta}, and allied genera. [1913 Webster] Note: The species are numerous, especially in hot countries. Those most commonly infesting houses in Europe and North… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Croton bug — Cockroach Cock roach, n. [Sp. cucaracha.] (Zo[ o]l.) An orthopterous insect of the genus {Blatta}, and allied genera. [1913 Webster] Note: The species are numerous, especially in hot countries. Those most commonly infesting houses in Europe and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • German cockroach — Cockroach Cock roach, n. [Sp. cucaracha.] (Zo[ o]l.) An orthopterous insect of the genus {Blatta}, and allied genera. [1913 Webster] Note: The species are numerous, especially in hot countries. Those most commonly infesting houses in Europe and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • şvab — ŞVAB1, şvabi, s.m. Numele a două insecte din ordinul ortopterelor, care trăiesc în locuri întunecoase şi se hrănesc cu resturi alimentare: a) insectă lată, moale, de culoare neagră cafenie, care miroase urât; libarcă, gândac de bucătărie, gândac… …   Dicționar Român

  • rus — RUS, Ă, ruşi, se, s.m. şi f., adj. 1. s.m. şi f. Persoană care face parte din populaţia de bază a Rusiei sau este originară de acolo; 2. adj. Care aparţine Rusiei, privitor la Rusia. ♦ (Substantivat, f.) Limba rusă. – Din rus. rus . Trimis de… …   Dicționar Român

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