Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Of or pertaining to troglodytes, or dwellers in caves

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

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

Etymologies

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"). (Wiktionary)

Examples

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.