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Friday words: The "-philes"


(from the ASAP Science FB page, which got it [giographixnola.tumblr.com])

Nyctophile: a person who loves night, darkness
Selenophile: a person who loves the moon
Pluviophile: a person who loves/takes comfort from rain
Ceraunophile: a person who loves lightning and thunder
Tags: c, greek, n, noun, p, s, wordsmith: med_cat
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