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adulterine

[uh-duhl-tuh-reen, -tuh-rahyn] /əˈdʌl təˌrin, -təˌraɪn/
adjective
1.
characterized by adulteration; spurious.
2.
born of adultery.
3.
of or involving adultery.
Origin of adulterine
1535-1545
1535-45; < Latin adulterīnus, equivalent to adulter adulterer, counterfeiter (see adulterer) + -īnus -ine1
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adulterine

/əˈdʌltərɪn; -ˌriːn; -ˌraɪn/
adjective
1.
of or made by adulteration; fake
2.
conceived in adultery: an adulterine child
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