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New Latin, from Greek taphē burial, grave (akin to Greek thaptein to inter, bury) + New Latin phobia
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“Taphephobia.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/taphephobia. Accessed 28 Feb. 2021.
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