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zoophobia

[ zoh-uh-foh-bee-uh ]
/ ˌzoʊ əˈfoʊ bi ə /
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Definition of zoophobia

noun Psychiatry.
an irrational or disproportionate fear of animals.
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Origin of zoophobia

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

zoophobia
/ (ˌzəʊəˈfəʊbɪə) /

noun
an unusual or morbid dread of animals

Derived forms of zoophobia

zoophobous (zəʊˈɒfəbəs), adjective
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