Troglodytes

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Etymology[edit]

New Latin, from Ancient Greek τρωγλοδύτης ‎(trōglodútēs, one who dwells in holes), from τρώγλη ‎(trṓglē, hole) + δύω ‎(dúō, I get into)

Proper noun[edit]

Troglodytes m

  1. A taxonomic genus within the family Troglodytidae — a number of songbirds, including the wren.
  2. (archaic) A taxonomic genus within the family Hominidae — a former genus, now synonymized with Pan.

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References[edit]

  • 2006, Gill, F. and Wright, M., Birds of the World: Recommended English Names, Princeton University Press, ISBN 978-0691128276: