Complete Definition of "fetid"

English

Etymology
From the Latin adjective, fetidus, "offensive odor" (often incorrectly foetidus, giving rise to the variant spelling), originally fetere, the verb "to stink".

Pronunciation
IPA|/'fÉtɪd/

Adjective
fetid, more fetid, most fetid (less commonly foetid etc.)

  1. Foul-smelling.

#: I caught the fetid odor of dirty socks.

Translations
French: fétide

Noun
fetid

  1. rare The foul-smelling plant Asafoetida plant, or its extracts.

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Revision and Credits for"fetid"
  • 2007-10-19 07:09 - SemperBlotto - Reverted edits by [[Special:Contributions/203.212.234.215|203.212.234.215]] ([[User_talk:203.212.234.215|Talk]]); changed back to last version by [[User:Interwicket|Interwicket]]

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