Spuriously



adjective
1.
not genuine, authentic, or true; not from the claimed, pretended, or proper source; counterfeit.
2.
Biology. (of two or more parts, plants, etc.) having a similar appearance but a different structure.
3.
of illegitimate birth; bastard.
adjective
1.
not genuine or real
2.
(of a plant part or organ) having the appearance of another part but differing from it in origin, development, or function; false: a spurious fruit
3.
(of radiation) produced at an undesired frequency by a transmitter, causing interference, etc
4.
(rare) illegitimate

spurious spu·ri·ous (spyur’ē-əs)
adj.
Similar in appearance or symptoms but unrelated in morphology or pathology; false.

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