ailurophilia

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

noun

a liking for cats, as by cat fanciers.
Also ae·lu·ro·phil·i·a [ee-loor-uh-fil-ee-uh, ih-loor-] /iˌlʊər əˈfɪl i ə, ɪˌlʊər-/ .

Origin of ailurophilia

From Greek aílouro(s) “cat” + -philia

Words nearby ailurophilia

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