borrowed from German & French; borrowed from German Nekrophilie, borrowed from French nécrophilie, from nécro- necro- + -philie -philia
1892, in the meaning defined above
“Necrophilia.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/necrophilia. Accessed 6 Dec. 2023.
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