ailurophilia

love of cats

Phrontistery dictionary. 2013.

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  • ailurophilia — /uy loor euh fil ee euh, ay loor /, n. a liking for cats, as by cat fanciers. Also, aelurophilia. [ < Gk aílouro(s) cat + PHILIA] * * * ailurophilia or ailourophilia / filˈi ə/ noun Love of cats • • • Main Entry: ↑ailuro …   Useful english dictionary

  • ailurophilia — /uy loor euh fil ee euh, ay loor /, n. a liking for cats, as by cat fanciers. Also, aelurophilia. [ < Gk aílouro(s) cat + PHILIA] * * * …   Universalium

  • ailurophilia — noun A fondness or love for cats or other felines. Ant: ailurophobia, aelurophobia, galeophobia See Also: ailurophile, ailurophobia …   Wiktionary

  • айлурофилия — (ailurophilia; греч. ailuros кошка + philia влечение, любовь; син.: галеофилия, гатофилия) патологическая привязанность к кошкам …   Большой медицинский словарь

  • Айлурофили́я — (ailurophilia; греч. ailuros кошка + philia влечение, любовь; син.: галеофилия, гатофилия) патологическая привязанность к кошкам …   Медицинская энциклопедия

  • ailourophilia — ailurophilia or ailourophilia / filˈi ə/ noun Love of cats • • • Main Entry: ↑ailuro …   Useful english dictionary

  • ae|lu|ro|phil|i|a — «ih LUR uh FIHL ee uh, LYUR », noun. = ailurophilia. (Cf. ↑ailurophilia) ╂[< Greek aílouros cat + English philia] …   Useful english dictionary

  • Animal love — or animal friendship are emotions of fondness that lead to bonding with non human species.The love for animals stems from many causes. For many people, bonding to a pet or animal is a natural and valued process ndash; children often do this very… …   Wikipedia

  • aelurophilia — /ee loor euh fil ee euh, i loor /, n. ailurophilia. * * * …   Universalium

  • ailurophile — noun /aɪˈljʊəɹəʊfaɪl/ A person with ailurophilia; a cat lover; compare . He played the piano well, was an enthusiastic ailurophile, and persistently played solitaire while talking and writing. See Also: ailurophiliac …   Wiktionary

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