See also: fètid

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EtymologyEdit

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

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fetid (comparative more fetid, superlative most fetid)

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

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fetid (plural fetids)

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