1. Not proceeding from the true source, or from the source pretended; not genuine; false; adulterate.

2. Not legitimate; bastard; as, spurious issue. "Her spurious firstborn.

<zoology>" Spurious primary, or Spurious quill, the bastard wing, or alula.

Synonyms: Counterfeit, false, adulterate, supposititious, fictitious, bastard.

Origin: L. Spurius.

(01 Mar 1998)

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