Musophobian. The morbid dread of mice. Supposedly a condition of the female human, though not of any female known to the present author.
The mighty elephant may in fact suffer from musophobia.
Tuesday, we’ll offer up a Superior Word for the edification of
our Superior Readers, via the volumes of the inimitable Peter
Bowler. You can purchase all or any of the four Superior Person’s Books of Words from the Godine website. Musophobia appears in the Third.