Origin: L troglodyta < Gr trōglodytēs, one who creeps into holes, cave dweller < trōglē, a hole, cave (< trōgein, to gnaw < IE *trōg- < base *ter-, to rub, grind > throw) + dyein, to creep in, enter
See troglodyte in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: From Latin Trōglodytae, a people said to be cave dwellers
Origin: , from Greek Trōglodutai
Origin: , alteration (influenced by trōglē, hole, and -dutai, those who enter)
Origin: of Trōgodutai.
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