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Meaning of FETID

Pronunciation:  'fetid

WordNet Dictionary
[adj]  offensively malodorous; "a putrid smell"

FETID is a 5 letter word that starts with F.


 Synonyms: foetid, foul, foul-smelling, funky, malodorous, noisome, putrid, smelly, stinking



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Fet"id\ (? or ?; 277), a. [L. fetidus, foetidus, fr.
fetere, foetere, to have an ill smell, to stink: cf. F.
Having an offensive smell; stinking.

      Most putrefactions . . . smell either fetid or moldy.

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