batophobia bat·o·pho·bi·a (bāt’ə-fō’bē-ə)
An abnormal fear of being near an object of great height, such as a skyscraper or mountain.
belonging or pertaining to the Batrachia, a former group comprising the amphibians, and sometimes restricted to the salientians. an amphibian, especially a salientian. Historical Examples I flatter myself also that they, in their turn, were not only proud of their batrachian, but grew fond of him. The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 17, No. 102, April, 1866 […]
noun a fear of frogs, toads, newts, etc. Word Origin batracho- ‘frogs, toads, newts’
a venom, C 31 H 42 N 2 O 6 , obtained from skin secretions of Colombian frogs of the genus Pyllobates and used experimentally in neurology.
insane; crazy: He’s gone bats. Sports. the wooden club used in certain games, as baseball and cricket, to strike the ball. a racket, especially one used in badminton or table tennis. a whip used by a jockey. the act of using a club or racket in a game. the right or turn to use a […]