Definition of Asiatic cockroach

1. Noun. Dark brown cockroach originally from orient now nearly cosmopolitan in distribution.

Exact synonyms: Blackbeetle, Blatta Orientalis, Oriental Cockroach, Oriental Roach
Generic synonyms: Cockroach, Roach
Group relationships: Blatta, Genus Blatta

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Asiatic Cockroach

Asianic
Asianisation
Asianisations
Asianization
Asianizations
Asians
Asiaphiles
Asiarch
Asiarchs
Asiatic
Asiatic beetle
Asiatic black bear
Asiatic buffalo
Asiatic cholera
Asiatic cockroach
Asiatic flu
Asiatic flying squirrel
Asiatic schistosomiasis
Asiatic shrew mole
Asiatic sweetleaf
Asiatic wildcat
Asiatic wildcats
Asiaticism
Asiaticisms
Asiatics
Asif
Asilidae
Asimina
Asimina triloba

Literary usage of Asiatic cockroach

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1. The Origin of Species by Charles Darwin (1909)
"In Russia the small asiatic cockroach has everywhere driven before it its great congener. In Australia the imported hive-bee is rapidly exterminating the ..."

2. The Harvard Classics by Charles William Eliot (1909)
"In Russia the small asiatic cockroach has everywhere driven before it its great congener. In Australia the imported hive-bee is rapidly exterminating the ..."

3. Darwinism: An Exposition of the Theory of Natural Selection, with Some of by Alfred Russel Wallace (1891)
"... the small asiatic cockroach has driven away a larger nativi' sp and in Australia the imported hive-bee is exterminating the small stingless native bee. ..."

4. Evolution and Dogma by John Augustine Zahm (1896)
"In Russia, the small, asiatic cockroach has everywhere driven before it its great congener. In Australia, the imported hive-bee is rapidly exterminating ..."

5. Evolution and Adaptation by Thomas Hunt Morgan (1908)
"In Russia the small asiatic cockroach has everywhere driven before it its great congener. In Australia the imported hive-bee is rapidly exterminating the ..."

6. Darwinism and Politics: With Two Additional Essays on Human Evolution by David George Ritchie (1901)
"In Russia the small asiatic cockroach has driven away a larger native species; and in Australia the imported hive-bee is exterminating the small stingless ..."

7. The Study of Animal Life by John Arthur Thomson (1892)
"... the small asiatic cockroach drives its great congener before it, the hive-bee imported to Australia is rapidly exterminating the small, stingless native ..."

8. Library of Choice Literature and Encyclopaedia of Universal Authorship by Ainsworth Rand Spofford, Charles Gibbon (1893)
"In Russia the small asiatic cockroach has everywhere driven before it its great congener. In Australia the important hive-bee is rapidly exterminating the ..."

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