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troglodyte

trog·lo·dyte

troglodyte

 
pronunciation:
tra gl daIt
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a prehistoric person who lived in caves; cave dweller.
definition 2: a person who lives similarly to a cave dweller, as in seclusion or in a primitive or crude state; hermit; recluse.
derivations: troglodytic (adj.), troglodytical (adj.)