[ ahrk-tuh-fahyl ]
/ ˈɑrk təˌfaɪl /
a person who is very fond of and is usually a collector of teddy bears.
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Origin of arctophile
< Greek arkto-, combining form of arktós bear + -phile
Words nearby arctophile
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British Dictionary definitions for arctophile
/ (ˈɑːktəʊˌfaɪl) /
a person who collects teddy bears or is fond of them
Word Origin for arctophile
C20: from Greek arktos bear + -phile
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