Nidorous Ni"dor*ous, a. [L. nidorosus steaming, reeking: cf. F. nidoreux. See {Nidor}.] Resembling the smell or taste of roast meat, or of corrupt animal matter. [R.] [1913 Webster]

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  • nidorous — adjective /ˈnaɪd.ə.ɹəs/lang=en/ˈnaɪ.də.ɹəs/lang=en Emitting a strong, unpleasant odor, especially one like that of cooking fat or similar greasy substances …   Wiktionary

  • nidorous — ni·dor·ous …   English syllables

  • nidorous — ˈnīdərəs adjective Etymology: Late Latin nidorosus steaming, reeking, from Latin nidor + osus ous : rankly odorous : smelling of or like burning or decaying animal matter …   Useful english dictionary

  • Fetor — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Fetor >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 fetor fetor Sgm: N 1 bad bad &c. >Adj. smell bad odor Sgm: N 1 stench stench stink Sgm: N 1 foul odor foul odor malodor …   English dictionary for students

  • Nidorose — Ni dor*ose , a. Nidorous. [R.] Arbuthnot. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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