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alliumphobia

[ al-ee-uhm-foh-bee-uh ]
/ ˌæl i əmˈfoʊ bi ə /
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noun
an irrational or disproportionate fear of garlic.
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Origin of alliumphobia

First recorded in 2000–05; allium + -phobia; irregular formation for alliophobia
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