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from The Century Dictionary.

  • Of or pertaining to the troglodytes or cave-dwellers; relating to or having the habits of the cave-dwellers.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Of or pertaining to a troglodyte, or dweller in caves.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Of or pertaining to troglodytes, or dwellers in caves

Etymologies

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Latin troglodyticus, Ancient Greek τρωγλοδυτικός (trōglodutikos, "of cave-/hole-dwellers") from τρωγλοδύτης (trōglodutēs, "cave-/hole-dweller") from τρώγλη (trōglē, "hole") + δύω (duō, "enter, go into").

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