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triskaidekaphobia

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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. An abnormal fear of the number 13.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Fear, hate, or dislike of the number thirteen (13).

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a morbid fear of the number 13

Etymologies

Greek treiskaideka, thirteen (treis, three; + kai, and + deka, ten; see deca-) + phobia.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Ancient Greek τρεῖς (treis, "three") + καί (kai, "and") + δέκα (deka, "ten") + -phobia. (Wiktionary)

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