Pronounced: AR-guht, noun

Notes: I have a vague memory that I’ve run across this word somewhere, but it didn’t help me with the definition

Yesterday’s word

The word arctophile is “someone who is very fond of teddy bears or collects them”

First usage

This word showed up in the 1970s

Background / Comments

The word is from Greek. I recognized the -phile (lover) part. The other part is from arctos (bear)… not (as I first thought) “arctic”.

Published by Richard

Christian, lover-of-knowledge, Texan, and other things.

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