from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Dread of batrachians; aversion to toads, frogs, etc.
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In each case, I leave it to the reader to supply the words "fear of." acarophobia mites, parasites entonophobia ticks aelurophobia cats galeophobia sharks apiophobia bees hippophobia horses arachnephobia spiders musophobia mice bacilliphobia bacilli myrmecophobia lice bacteriaphobia bacteria soleciphobia worms batrachophobia frogs, toads swinophobia swine cynophobia dogs taeniophobia tapeworms eisoptrophobia termites taurophobia bulls A much smaller cluster of fears is centered on the plant world.
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