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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Cockroach \Cock"roach\, n. [Sp. cucaracha.] (Zool.) 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]