Glossary of Caving Terms
CAVE. n. A natural cavity in rock, large enough for a human to enter. The extent of a cave system which may have more than one entrance and consist of many chambers and passages.
TROG. (1) n. Colloquial term for caver. Abbreviation for troglodyte. (2) v. Systematically searching the surface ground for cave entrances. - Same as ground-trog.
GROTTO. (1) n. A small to moderate size cave chamber which is richly decorated with speleothems. (2) n. A term used by U.S. cavers to describe a local caving club.