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Variant of fetor.
a variant spelling of fetor
an offensive smell; stench.
[1475–1500; (< Middle French) < Latin]
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|Noun||1.||foetor - a distinctive odor that is offensively unpleasant|
odour, olfactory perception, olfactory sensation, smell, odor - the sensation that results when olfactory receptors in the nose are stimulated by particular chemicals in gaseous form; "she loved the smell of roses"