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ailurophilia

[ahy-loo r-uh-fil-ee-uh, ey-loo r-] /aɪˌlʊər əˈfɪl i ə, eɪˌlʊər-/
noun
1.
a liking for cats, as by cat fanciers.
Also, aelurophilia.
Origin
< Greek aílouro(s) cat + -philia
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Contemporary definitions for ailurophilia
noun

a love of cats; also called aelurophilia

Word Origin

Latin Aeluroidea 'cats'

noun

See aelurophilia

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