Lizet Elaine (simplyn2deep) wrote in 1_million_words,
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Word of the Day 02/15/17 Troglodyte

Troglodyte (noun)
troglodyte [trog-luh-dahyt]


noun
1. a prehistoric cave dweller.
2. a person of degraded, primitive, or brutal character.
3. a person living in seclusion.
4. a person unacquainted with affairs of the world.
5. an animal living underground.

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Origin: 1545-55; < Latin trōglodyta < Greek trōglodýtēs one who creeps into holes, cave dweller, equivalent to trōglo- (combining form of trṓglē a gnawed hole; cf. trogon) + dý(ein) to creep into + -tēs agent suffix

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