zoophobia

[zoh-uh-foh-bee-uh]

Origin of zoophobia

First recorded in 1900–05; zoo- + -phobia
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British Dictionary definitions for zoophobia

zoophobia

noun
  1. an unusual or morbid dread of animals
Derived Formszoophobous (zəʊˈɒfəbəs), adjective
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Word Origin and History for zoophobia
n.

1901, from comb. form of Greek zoion "animal" (see zoo) + -phobia. Related: Zoophobic; zoophobe.

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zoophobia in Medicine

zoophobia

[zō′ə-fōbē-ə]
n.
  1. An abnormal fear of animals.
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