foetid


adjective

  1. fetid.

adjective

  1. having an offensive odor; stinking.

adjective

  1. a variant spelling of fetid

adjective

  1. having a stale nauseating smell, as of decay
adj.

see fetid; for spelling, see oe.

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.”

adj.

  1. Having an offensive odor.

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