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troglobiont

[trog-luh-bahy-ont] /ˌtrɒg ləˈbaɪ ɒnt/
noun
1.
any creature having a cave-dwelling mode of life.
Also called troglobite
[trog-luh-bahyt] /ˈtrɒg ləˌbaɪt/ (Show IPA)
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Origin
1920-1925
1920-25; < Greek trōglo- (see troglodyte) + biont-, stem of biṓn, present participle of bioûn to live
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