Definition of Troglodytes

1. Noun. Type genus of the Troglodytidae.




Definition of Troglodytes

1. n. A genus of apes including the chimpanzee.

Definition of Troglodytes

1. Noun. (plural of troglodyte) ¹

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Definition of Troglodytes

1. troglodyte [n] - See also: troglodyte

Lexicographical Neighbors of Troglodytes

troelie
troelies
troely
troffer
troffers
trofosfamide
trog
trogged
trogging
troggs
troglitazone
troglobite
troglobites
trogloditic
troglodyte
troglodytes (current term)
troglodytic
troglodytical
troglophile
troglophiles
troglotrematidae
trogon
trogonoid
trogons
trogs
trogtalite
trogue
trogues
troika
troikas

Literary usage of Troglodytes

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Penny Cyclopaedia of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge by Charles Knight (1843)
"troglodytes. Example, troglodytes européens ... troglodytes, Linn. Description.—Male.—Upper parts brown, marked with very narrow transverse stripes, ..."

2. Encyclopædia Americana: A Popular Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature by Thomas Gamaliel Bradford (1835)
"The ancients mention some tribes of troglodytes in Asia, ^Ethiopia and Egypt, ... troglodytes is also the name of an ancient heretical sect, who, ..."

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