F f


    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [feet-l]
    • /ˈfit l/
    • /ˈfiː.təl/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [feet-l]
    • /ˈfit l/

Definitions of fetal word

  • adjective fetal of, relating to, or having the character of a fetus. 1
  • noun fetal Of or relating to a fetus. 1
  • adjective fetal of a fetus 1
  • adjective fetal of, relating to, or resembling a fetus 0
  • adjective fetal of, pertaining to, or like a fetus 0

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Origin of fetal

First appearance:

before 1805
One of the 41% newest English words
First recorded in 1805-15; fet(us) + -al1

Historical Comparancy

Parts of speech for Fetal


fetal popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 88% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
Most Europeans know this English word. The frequency of it’s usage is somewhere between "mom" and "screwdriver".

fetal usage trend in Literature

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