ailurophobe

noun
ai·​lu·​ro·​phobe | \-ˌfōb \

Definition of ailurophobe 

: a person who hates or fears cats

First Known Use of ailurophobe

1905, in the meaning defined above

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ailurophobe

noun
ai·​lu·​ro·​phobe | \ī-ˈlu̇r-ə-ˌfōb, ā- \
variants: or aelurophobe \ ē-​ \

Medical Definition of ailurophobe 

: a person who hates or fears cats

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