Tuesday, February 11, 2003
spurious adjective [SPYUR-ee-uhs] Not proceeding from the true or claimed source; not genuine; false.
Definitions for spurious
- Not proceeding from the true or claimed source; not genuine; false.
- Of illegitimate birth.
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Citations for spurious
Some of these graves are clearly spurious and were manufactured by nineteenth-century royalists who wanted evidence of an unbroken 2,000-year-old imperial line.
We need at least to separate the real issue from the spurious.