ailurophilia

[ ahy-loo r-uh-fil-ee-uh, ey-loo r- ]
/ aɪˌlʊər əˈfɪl i ə, eɪˌlʊər- /

noun

a liking for cats, as by cat fanciers.

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Origin of ailurophilia

< Greek aílouro(s) cat + -philia

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