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foetid

[fet-id, fee-tid] /ˈfɛt ɪd, ˈfi tɪd/
adjective
1.
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British Dictionary definitions for foetid

fetid

/ˈfɛtɪd; ˈfiː-/
adjective
1.
having a stale nauseating smell, as of decay
Derived Forms
fetidly, foetidly, adverb
fetidness, foetidness, noun
Word Origin
C16: from Latin fētidus, from fētēre to stink; related to fūmus smoke

foetid

/ˈfɛtɪd; ˈfiː-/
adjective
1.
a variant spelling of fetid
Derived Forms
foetidly, adverb
foetidness, noun
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Word Origin and History for foetid
adj.

see fetid; for spelling, see oe.

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