Fetor


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Pronunciation: ˈfē-tər

Definition: a strong, offensive or unpleasant smell, usu. emanating from an individual

Origin: Middle English, ‘fetoure’, from Latin ‘fetere’ (to stink), first known use 1400s

Sources: Wiktionary, Wikipedia, Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary, Oxford English Dictionary

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