Etymology
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bete noire (n.)

"person or thing regarded with especial aversion," 1844, from French bête noire, literally "the black beast." For bête see beast; noire is from Latin niger (see Negro).

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Definitions of bete noire

bete noire (n.)
a detested person;
Synonyms: anathema
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