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fētĭdus (faet-, foet- ), a, um, adj. feteo.
I. Prop., that has an ill smell, stinking, fetid: “anima fetida,Plaut. Merc. 3, 3, 13; cf.: “cum isto ore fetido teterrimam nobis popinam inhalasses,Cic. Pis. 6, 13: “corpus,Suet. Ner. 51: “pisces,Plaut. Capt. 4, 2, 33.—Comp.: “dejectiones,Cels. 3, 2.—
II. Fig., foul, disgusting: libido, Prud. στεφ. 2, 245.—Of heresy (sup.): “fetidissimus fons,Cassiod. Hist. Eccl. 7, 11 fin.
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