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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Fetid  \Fet"id\  (?  or  ?;  277),  a.  [L.  fetidus  foetidus,  fr 
  fetere,  foetere  to  have  an  ill  smell,  to  stink:  cf  F. 
  f['e]tide.] 
  Having  an  offensive  smell;  stinking. 
 
  Most  putrefactions  .  .  .  smell  either  fetid  or  moldy. 
  --Bacon. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  fetid 
  adj  :  offensively  malodorous;  "a  putrid  smell"  [syn:  {foetid},  {foul}, 
  {foul-smelling},  {funky},  {noisome},  {smelly},  {putrid}, 
  {stinking}] 




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