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[fet-id, fee-tid] /ˈfɛt ɪd, ˈfi tɪd/

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

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)
Having an offensive odor.


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