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abnormal fear of animals.
an unusual or morbid dread of animals

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

zoophobia zo·o·pho·bi·a (zō’ə-fō’bē-ə)
An abnormal fear of animals.


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