1
: friendly feeling toward
Francophilia
2
: tendency toward
hemophilia
3
: abnormal appetite or liking for
necrophilia

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, from Greek philia friendship, from philos dear

Dictionary Entries Near -philia

Cite this Entry

“-philia.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/-philia. Accessed 28 Nov. 2022.

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