Spurious

Definition of Spurious

Spu´ri`ous   Pronunciation: spū´rĭ`ŭs
a.1.Not proceeding from the true source, or from the source pretended; not genuine; counterfeit; false; adulterate.
2.Not legitimate; bastard; as, spurious issue.
Spurious primary
(Zool.) the first, or outer, primary quill when rudimentary or much reduced in size, as in certain singing birds.
Spurious wing
(Zool.) the bastard wing, or alula.

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affected, apocryphal, artificial, assumed, baseborn, bastard, bogus, brummagem, colorable, colored, contrived, counterfeit, counterfeited, deceitful, distorted, dressed up, dummy, embellished, embroidered, ersatz, factitious, fake, faked, false, falsified, fatherless, feigned, fictitious, fictive, forged, fraudulent, garbled, hypocritical, illegitimate, imitation, inauthentic, junky, make-believe, man-made, meretricious, misbegotten, miscited, miscreated, misquoted, misreported, misstated, mock, natural, perverted, phony, pinchbeck, pretend, pretended, pseudo, put-on, quasi, queer, self-styled, sham, shoddy, simulated, snide, so-called, soi-disant, substitute, supposititious, synthetic, tin, tinsel, titivated, twisted, unauthentic, unauthoritative, unfounded, ungenuine, unnatural, unreal, unreliable, warped
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