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- n. The fear of touching the fur or skin of an animal.
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(_American Journal of Psychology_, vol. viii, p. 213) has obtained as many as 111 well-developed cases of fear of fur, or, as he terms it, doraphobia, in some cases appearing as early as the age of 6 months, and he gives many examples.
The closest I’d been able to get was doraphobia — the fear of the fur or skin of animals.
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