Fetid



[fet-id, fee-tid] /ˈfɛt ɪd, ˈfi tɪd/

adjective
1.
having an offensive odor; stinking.
/ˈfɛtɪd; ˈfiː-/
adjective
1.
having a stale nauseating smell, as of decay
adj.

early 15c., from Latin fetidus (commonly, but incorrectly, foetidus) “stinking,” from fetere “have a bad smell, stink.” Perhaps connected with fimus “dung,” or with fumus “smoke.”

fetid fet·id (fět’ĭd, fē’tĭd)
adj.
Having an offensive odor.

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