from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Chiefly British Variant of fetus.
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- n. Alternative spelling of fetus.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Same as fetus.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. an unborn or unhatched vertebrate in the later stages of development showing the main recognizable features of the mature animal
Hypercorrect spelling of fetus attested since the 16th century; from Latin fetus ("bringing forth offspring"). (Wiktionary)