From Ancient Greek ἄνθος (ánthos, “flower”) + -phobia.
- Fear of flowers.
- 1969, Vladimir Nabokov, Ada or Ardor, Penguin 2011, p. 435:
- He must be gaga to have forgotten what she said the last time about her strange anthophobia (somehow stemming from that debauche à trois thirty years ago). Roses she never liked anyway.