CHAETOPHOBIA

Main Entry:  chaetophobia
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  a fear of hair
Etymology:  Greek 'long flowing hair'
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chaetophobia
"fear of hair," from Gk. khaite "long flowing hair." Chaeto- has been taken as a comb. form meaning "spine, bristle."
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