(?), n. [L. troglodytae, pl., Gr. one who creeps into holes; a hole, cavern (fr. to gnaw) + enter: cf. F. troglodyte.] 1. (Ethnol.) One of any savage race that dwells in caves, instead of constructing dwellings; a cave dweller, or cave man. Most of the primitive races of man were troglodytes.
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In the troglodytes' country there is a lake, for the hurtful water it beareth called the "mad lake."
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2. (Zol.) An anthropoid ape, as the chimpanzee.
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3. (Zol.) The wren.
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(?), n. [NL. See Troglodyte.] 1. (Zol.) A genus of apes including the chimpanzee. The chimpanzee is now named Pan troglodytes., and its genus is Pan.
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2. (Zol.) A genus of singing birds including the common wrens.
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(?), } a. [L. troglodyticus, Gr. .] Of or pertaining to a troglodyte, or dweller in caves.
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