troglodytic
adjective see troglodyte

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Troglodytic — Trog lo*dyt ic, Troglodytical Trog lo*dyt ic*al, a. [L. troglodyticus, Gr. ?.] Of or pertaining to a troglodyte, or dweller in caves. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • troglodytic — |träglə|did.ik adjective Etymology: Latin troglodyticus of or relating to the cave dwellers of Ethiopia, from Greek trōglodytikos of or relating to cave dwellers, from trōglodytēs troglodyte + ikos ic 1. a. : of or relating to cave dwellers or… …   Useful english dictionary

  • troglodytic — troglodyte ► NOUN 1) a cave dweller. 2) a person who is deliberately ignorant or old fashioned. DERIVATIVES troglodytic adjective. ORIGIN Greek tr glodut s, from the name of an Ethiopian people, influenced by tr gl …   English terms dictionary

  • troglodytic — adj. [Gr. trogle, hole; dyein, to enter] Living underground only …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • troglodytic — See troglodyte. * * * …   Universalium

  • troglodytic — adjective Of or pertaining to troglodytes, or dwellers in caves …   Wiktionary

  • troglodytic — trog·lo·dyt·ic …   English syllables

  • Troglodytical — Troglodytic Trog lo*dyt ic, Troglodytical Trog lo*dyt ic*al, a. [L. troglodyticus, Gr. ?.] Of or pertaining to a troglodyte, or dweller in caves. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • troglodyte — troglodytic /trog leuh dit ik/, troglodytical, adj. troglodytism /trog leuh duy tiz euhm/, n. /trog leuh duyt /, n. 1. a prehistoric cave dweller. 2. a person of degraded, primitive, or brutal character. 3. a person living in seclusion. 4. a… …   Universalium

  • troglodytical — troglodytic / ditˈik/ or troglodytˈical adjective Cave dwelling • • • Main Entry: ↑troglodyte …   Useful english dictionary

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