troglodytic

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Etymology[edit]

Latin troglodyticus, Ancient Greek τρωγλοδυτικός ‎(trōglodutikós, of cave-/hole-dwellers) from τρωγλοδύτης ‎(trōglodútēs, cave-/hole-dweller) from τρώγλη ‎(trṓglē, hole) + δύω ‎(dúō, enter, go into).

Adjective[edit]

troglodytic ‎(comparative more troglodytic, superlative most troglodytic)

  1. Of or pertaining to troglodytes, or dwellers in caves