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English noun: roach

1. roach (body) a roll of hair brushed back from the forehead


Broader (hypernym)coif, coiffure, hair style, hairdo, hairstyle

2. roach (artifact) the butt of a marijuana cigarette


Broader (hypernym)butt, stub

3. roach (artifact) street names for flunitrazepan


Synonymscircle, forget me drug, Mexican valium, R-2, roofy, rope, rophy


Broader (hypernym)flunitrazepan, Rohypnol

4. roach (animal) any of numerous chiefly nocturnal insects; some are domestic pests


Synonymscockroach


Broader (hypernym)dictyopterous insect


Narrower (hyponym)American cockroach, Asiatic cockroach, Australian cockroach, blackbeetle, Blatta orientalis, Blattella germanica, Croton bug, crotonbug, German cockroach, giant cockroach, oriental cockroach, oriental roach, Periplaneta americana, Periplaneta australasiae, water bug


Member meronymBlattaria, Blattodea, suborder Blattaria, suborder Blattodea

5. roach (animal) European freshwater food fish having a greenish back


SynonymsRutilus rutilus


Broader (hypernym)cyprinid, cyprinid fish


Member meronymgenus Rutilus, Rutilus


English verb: roach

1. roach (contact) comb (hair) into a roach


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)comb

2. roach (contact) cut the mane off (a horse)


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)chop off, cut off, lop off









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