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A troglodyte is a human cave dweller, from the Greek trogle 'hole, mouse-hole' and dyein 'go in, dive in'.

Troglodyte and derived forms may also refer to:


  • Troglodytae or Troglodyti, an ancient group of people from the African Red Sea coast


Arts and fiction


Other media

  • Caveman, a stock character based upon widespread concepts of the way in which early prehistoric humans may have looked and behaved
  • Troglodyte, a 2009 film also known as Sea Beast
  • Troglodyte (Dungeons & Dragons), a race of humanoid monsters in the game Dungeons & Dragons
  • Troglodistes, a group of mole-men who live in the sewers of Paris in the film Delicatessen
  • Troglodites, a fictional tribe described in Montesquieu's Persian Letters
  • Troglodytes, Max Stones' lavamen workers who mine gold, in a segment from Sealab 2021
  • Troglodytes, a 2010 book by Ed Lynskey
  • Troglodytes, a fictional group of cave dwelling cannibals in the 2015 movie Bone Tomahawk
  • Morlocks, a fictional species created by H. G. Wells for his 1895 novel, The Time Machine

See also