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pyrophobia

[pahy-ruh-foh-bee-uh] /ˌpaɪ rəˈfoʊ bi ə/
noun
1.
an abnormal fear of fire.
Origin
1885-1890
1885-90; pyro- + -phobia
Related forms
pyrophobic, adjective
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Word Origin and History for pyro-phobia

pyrophobia

n.

"morbid fear or fire," 1871, from pyro- + -phobia.

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pyro-phobia in Medicine

pyrophobia py·ro·pho·bi·a (pī'rə-fō'bē-ə)
n.
An abnormal fear of fire.

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