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American roach

n. 1. (from color] an albino cockroach (not unusual) (San Sal.) 2. [from size] the small one-inch cockroach (Blattella gernzanica) as opposed to the three-inch DRUMMER ROACH. = CHINESE ROACH, HAITIAN ROACH, NASSAU ROACH (Gen.)

Tags: animal, insect, noun

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Last update: 2011-12-14 17:46
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.1

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