from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- A group of cursorial orthopterous insects, the cockroaches, Blattidœ or Blattina, elevated to the rank of an order.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. in some classifications replaced by the orders (here suborders) Blattodea (cockroaches) and Manteodea (mantids); in former classifications often subsumed under a much broader order Orthoptera
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