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Kastanophobia (from Greek kastanos, meaning brown) is fear of the color brown, a branch of chromophobia, fear of colors. This is a common color fear as some of the representations of brown includes disgusts. This fear has a variety of triggers, like getting injured by black people, being attacked by a brown-furred animal, or even by simply seeing and/or smelling their own feces. Because brown is an abundant color, sufferers would be difficult to avoid seeing brown, but sufferers may not panic when seeing pleasant things like wood but would panic when excreting feces or walking on mud. Mild sufferers would simply avoid consuming brown-colored cuisines like coffee, chocolate, meat, beans, etc.
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