See also: fètid

EnglishEdit

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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin fētidus (having offensive odour), originally fēteō (to stink).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈfɛtɪd/
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  • Rhymes: -ɛtɪd

AdjectiveEdit

fetid (comparative more fetid, superlative most fetid)

  1. Foul-smelling, stinking.
    I caught the fetid odor of dirty socks.

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NounEdit

fetid (plural fetids)

  1. (rare) The foul-smelling asafoetida plant, or its extracts.

RomanianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From French fétide, from Latin foetidus.

AdjectiveEdit

fetid m or n (feminine singular fetidă, masculine plural fetizi, feminine and neuter plural fetide)

  1. fetid

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