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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Troglodytes \Trog`lo*dy"tes\, n. [NL. See Troglodyte.] 1. (Zool.) A genus of apes including the chimpanzee. Note: The chimpanzee is now named Pan troglodytes., and its genus is Pan. [1913 Webster] 2. (Zool.) A genus of singing birds including the common wrens. [1913 Webster] Troglodytic