aurophobia etymology

English word aurophobia comes from English nuptial, English auro- ((chemistry, mineralogy) gold. Relating to noise.)

Detailed word origin of aurophobia

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
nuptial English (eng) Capable, or characteristic, of breeding.. Of or pertaining to wedding and marriage.
auro- English (eng) (chemistry, mineralogy) gold. Relating to noise.
aurophobia English (eng) The fear of gold; by extension, the fear of wealth.

Words with the same origin as aurophobia

Descendants of nuptial
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Descendants of auro-
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