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fētor (faet-, foet- ), ōris, m. feteo.
I. Prop., an offensive smell, a stench: “jacebat in suorum Graecorum fetore atque vino,Cic. Pis. 10, 22; Col. 12, 18, 3: “fetores oris emendare,Plin. 28, 8, 27, § 100: “nec fetet fetor amanti,Paul. Nol. Carm. 18, 348.—
II. Fig., foulness, noisomeness: reconditorum verborum fetores, Aug. ap. Suet. Aug. 86: “fetorem haereticae pestis evomuit,Cassiod. Hist. Eccl. 5, 47.
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