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an abnormal or pathological fear of spiders.
an abnormal fear of spiders

1925, from comb. form of arachnid + -phobia “fear.”

arachnophobia a·rach·no·pho·bi·a (ə-rāk’nə-fō’bē-ə, -nō-) or a·rach·ne·pho·bi·a (ə-rāk’nə-)
An abnormal fear of spiders.


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