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troglobiont

[trog-luh-bahy-ont]
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noun
  1. any creature having a cave-dwelling mode of life.

Origin of troglobiont

1920–25; < Greek trōglo- (see troglodyte) + -biont
Also called trog·lo·bite [trog-luh-bahyt] /ˈtrɒg ləˌbaɪt/.
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