from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- suffix One that fears or is averse to a specified thing: ailurophobe.
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- suffix Used to form nouns denoting a person having a fear of a specific thing.
- suffix Used to form nouns denoting a person who hates or despises a specific thing.
French, from Latin -phobus, from Greek -phobos, fearing, from phobos, fear; see bhegw- in Indo-European roots.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
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