(Science: zoology) A cockroach.
Origin: OE. Rroche; cf. AS. Reohha, D. Rog, roch, G. Roche, LG. Ruche, Dan. Rokke ray, Sw. Rocka, and E. Ray a fish.
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... Insects, unlike us dont need to have their hole body intact to function normaly. During my stuides i came to information that a decapitaded cockroach would die from starvation rather than the decapitation. Though i didnt try this. But they doesnt have much in their head to cause mass body function ...
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