来自希腊语 troglodytes,洞穴居住者，穴居人，来自 trogle,洞，老鼠洞，来自 trogein,咬，啃， 来自 PIE*ter,转，钻，词源同 turn,through,-dyt,进入，来自 dyein,走进，潜进。
- troglodyte (n.)
- "cave-dweller," 1550s, from Middle French troglodyte and directly from Latin troglodytae (plural), from Greek troglodytes "cave-dweller, cave-man" (in reference to tribes identified as living in various places by ancient writers; by Herodotus on the African coast of the Red Sea), literally "one who creeps into holes," from trogle "hole, mouse-hole" (from trogein "to gnaw, nibble, munch;" see trout) + dyein "go in, dive in." Related: Troglodytic.
- 1. This is the most outstanding, intact example of a troglodyte settlement in the Mediterranean region ecosystem.
- 2. Unless you're an spelunker, or a troglodyte , the answer is probably not too often.
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