fœtid

See also: foetid

Contents

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin misspelling ‘foetidus’, corruption of fetidus(offensive odor), originally fetere(to stink).

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

fœtid ‎(comparative more fœtid, superlative most fœtid)

  1. (hypercorrect) Nonstandard spelling of fetid.

ReferencesEdit

fetid” in the Online Etymology Dictionary, Douglas Harper, 2001