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Definition of hydrophobia noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

hydrophobia

 noun
noun
NAmE//ˌhaɪdrəˈfoʊbiə//
 
[uncountable]
 
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extreme fear of water, which happens with rabies infection in humans
hydrophobic
 
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NAmE//ˌhaɪdrəˈfoʊbɪk//
 
adjective
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: hydrophobia