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Meaning of COCKROACH

Pronunciation:  'kâk`rowch

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  any of numerous chiefly nocturnal insects; some are domestic pests

COCKROACH is a 9 letter word that starts with C.


 Synonyms: roach
 See Also: American cockroach, Asiatic cockroach, Australian cockroach, blackbeetle, Blatta orientalis, Blattaria, Blattella germanica, Blattodea, Croton bug, crotonbug, dictyopterous insect, German cockroach, giant cockroach, oriental cockroach, oriental roach, Periplaneta americana, Periplaneta australasiae, suborder Blattaria, suborder Blattodea, water bug



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

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
      ({Ectobia Germanica}).

Dream Dictionary
 Definition: Seeing cockroaches in your dream means your need for renewal, rejuvenation and self-cleansing of your psychological, emotional, or spiritual being. You need to reevaluate major aspects of your life.