ailurophile

ailurophile

[ahy-loor-uh-fahyl, ey-loor-]
noun
a person who likes cats; cat fancier.


Origin:
1925–30; < Greek aílouro(s) cat + -phile

ailurophilic [ahy-loor-uh-fil-ik, ey-loor-] , adjective
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ailurophile (aɪˈlʊərəˌfaɪl)
 
n
a person who likes cats
 
[C20: facetious coinage from Greek ailuros cat + -phile]
 
ailurophilia
 
n

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