What does fetor mean?

Definitions for fetor
ˈfi tərfe·tor

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. malodor, malodour, stench, stink, reek, fetor, foetor, mephitisnoun

    a distinctive odor that is offensively unpleasant


  1. fetornoun

    An unpleasant smell.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Fetornoun

    A stink; a stench; a strong and offensive smell.

    Etymology: fœtor, Latin.

    The fetor may discover itself by sweat and humour. Brown.

    When the symptoms are attended with a fetor of any kind, such a disease will be cured by acescent substances, and none better than whey. John Arbuthnot, on Diet.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Fetornoun

    a strong, offensive smell; stench; fetidness

  2. Etymology: [L. fetor, foetor. See Fetid.]


  1. Fetor

    Generally, a foul or unpleasant odor. In medical contexts, fetor refers to an unpleasant odor emanating from an individual. Specific types include: ⁕fetor oris, another term for halitosis ⁕fetor hepaticus ⁕uremic fetor ⁕body odor ⁕rectal fetor

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  1. forte

  2. forté

  3. ofter

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of fetor in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of fetor in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1


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