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a·rach·no·pho·bi·a

 (ə-răk′nə-fō′bē-ə, -nō-)
n.
An abnormal fear of spiders.

[Greek arakhnē, spider + -phobia.]

a·rach′no·phobe′ n.
a·rach′no·pho′bic adj.

arachnophobia

(əˌræknəˈfəʊbɪə)
n
(Pathology) an abnormal fear of spiders
[C20: from Greek arakhnē spider + -phobia]
aˌrachnoˈphobic adj, n
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.arachnophobia - a morbid fear of spiders
zoophobia - a morbid fear of animals
Translations
arachnophobie
araknofóbia
aracnofobia

arachnophobia

nArachnophobie f, → Angst fvor Spinnen
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