troglobiont

[ trog-luh-bahy-ont ]
/ ˌtrɒg ləˈbaɪ ɒnt /

noun

any creature having a cave-dwelling mode of life.

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Also called trog·lo·bite [trog-luh-bahyt]. /ˈtrɒg ləˌbaɪt/.

Origin of troglobiont

1920–25; <Greek trōglo- (see troglodyte) + -biont

Words nearby troglobiont

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