Definition of troglodyte noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

troglodyte

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈtrɒɡlədaɪt//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈtrɑːɡlədaɪt//
 
 
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a person living in a cave, especially in prehistoric times synonym cave dweller Word Origin late 15th cent.: via Latin from Greek trōglodutēs, alteration of the name of an Ethiopian people, influenced by trōglē ‘hole’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: troglodyte