Blatta
A genus of insects (family Blattidae) that includes the abundant oriental cockroach, B. orientalis. The dried insect yields antihydropin, a diuretic principle. [L. cockroach]

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Blat·ta 'blat-ə n a genus (family Blattidae) of cockroaches that includes the oriental cockroach

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Blat·ta (blatґə) [L.] a genus of cockroaches of the family Blattidae. Their dried, crushed bodies were formerly administered medically as diuretics. They may act as intermediate hosts of Raillietina madagascariensis and Gongylonema pulchrum. B. orientaґlis is the Oriental cockroach.

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  • BLATTA — multis idem, quod tinea: Namque iungit utramque Horatius l. 2. Sat. 3. v. 119. Cui stragula vestis Blattarum ac tinearum epulae, putrebat in arca. Martialis l. 6. Epigr. 60. v. 7. Quam multi tineas pascunt, blattasque diserti. Et l. 14. Epigr. 37 …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • blatta — s.f. [dal lat. blatta ]. (zool.) [nome di varie specie di insetti dell ordine blattoidei, con corpo nero o bruno, appiattito, prevalentemente notturni] ▶◀ Ⓖ (region.) bacherozzo, Ⓖ scarafaggio …   Enciclopedia Italiana

  • Blatta — Blatta, s. Schaben …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Blatta — Blatta, (22. Apr.), war die Schwester des hl. Theodorus Syceota, Bischofs von Anastasiopolis (in Mesopotamien), und wird von Einigen unter die »Heiligen« gerechnet …   Vollständiges Heiligen-Lexikon

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  • Blatta — Titres de noblesse éthiopiens Cet article regroupe la liste des titre de noblesse et aristocratiques utilisés en Éthiopie jusqu à la chute de la monarchie en 1974. Il existait deux catégories de noblesse : Les Mesafint (Guèze መሳፊንት ,… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Blatta — noun type genus of the Blattidae: cockroaches infesting buildings worldwide • Syn: ↑genus Blatta • Hypernyms: ↑arthropod genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Blattidae, ↑family Blattidae • Member Meronyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Blatta — Taxobox image caption = Blatta orientalis regnum = Animalia phylum = Arthropoda classis = Insecta ordo = Blattodea familia = Blattidae subdivision ranks = Species subdivision = B. lateralis B. orientalis Latin for cockroach . A genus of cockroach …   Wikipedia

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