[fet-uh-ree-tuh] /ˌfɛt əˈri tə/
a grain sorghum cultivated for grain and forage.
[fee-shuh l] /ˈfi ʃəl/ adjective 1. concerned with declarations of war and treaties of peace: fetial law. /ˈfiːʃəl/ noun (pl) fetiales (ˌfiːʃɪˈeɪliːz) 1. (in ancient Rome) any of the 20 priestly heralds involved in declarations of war and in peace negotiations adjective 2. of or relating to the fetiales 3. a less common word for […]
[fet-ish, fee-tish] /ˈfɛt ɪʃ, ˈfi tɪʃ/ noun 1. an object regarded with awe as being the embodiment or habitation of a potent spirit or as having magical potency. 2. any object, idea, etc., eliciting unquestioning reverence, respect, or devotion: to make a fetish of high grades. 3. Psychology. any object or nongenital part of the […]
[fet-i-shiz-uh m, fee-ti-] /ˈfɛt ɪˌʃɪz əm, ˈfi tɪ-/ noun 1. belief in or use of . 2. Psychiatry. the compulsive use of some object, or part of the body, as a stimulus in the course of attaining sexual gratification, as a shoe, a lock of hair, or underclothes. 3. blind devotion: a fetishism of sacrifice […]
[fee-tuh-sahyd] /ˈfi təˌsaɪd/ noun 1. the act of destroying a or causing an abortion. /ˈfiːtɪˌsaɪd/ noun 1. the destruction of a fetus in the uterus; aborticide n. also foeticide, 1844; see fetus + -cide. feticide fe·ti·cide (fē’tĭ-sīd’) n. Destruction of the embryo or fetus in the uterus. Also called embryoctony.