from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. An abnormal fear of dirt or contamination.
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- n. An abnormal fear of dirt.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A morbid fear of contamination, as of soiling one's hands by touching anything.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a morbid fear of dirt or contamination
Greek musos, uncleanness + -phobia.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
Ancient Greek μύσος (mýsos, "uncleanness"). (Wiktionary)