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We found 34 dictionaries with English definitions that include the word spurious:
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General dictionaries General (30 matching dictionaries)
  1. spurious: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  2. spurious: Oxford Dictionaries [home, info]
  3. spurious: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  4. spurious: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  5. spurious: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  6. spurious: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  7. Spurious, spurious: Wordnik [home, info]
  8. spurious: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  9. spurious: Wiktionary [home, info]
  10. spurious: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  11. spurious: V2 Vocabulary Building Dictionary [home, info]
  12. spurious: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  13. spurious: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  14. spurious: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  15. spurious: Online Etymology Dictionary [home, info]
  16. spurious: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  17. spurious: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  18. Spurious (disambiguation), Spurious: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  19. Spurious: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  20. spurious: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  21. spurious: Rhymezone [home, info]
  22. Spurious: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  23. spurious: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  24. spurious: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  25. spurious: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  26. spurious: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  27. spurious: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  28. spurious: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (1 matching dictionary)
  1. spurious: Legal dictionary [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (1 matching dictionary)
  1. spurious: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Medicine dictionaries Medicine (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. spurious: online medical dictionary [home, info]
  2. spurious: Medical dictionary [home, info]

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Quick definitions from WordNet (spurious)

adjective:  plausible but false ("The spurious inferences from obsolescent notions of causality- Ethel Albert")
adjective:  intended to deceive ("A spurious work of art")
adjective:  born out of wedlock ("The dominions of both rulers passed away to their spurious or doubtful offspring- E.A.Freeman")

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Phrases that include spurious:   spurious correlation, spurious diphthong, spurious disk, spurious accuracy, spurious issue, more...

Words similar to spurious:   bastard, bastardly, inauthentic, misbegot, misbegotten, natural, specious, spuriously, spuriousness, unauthentic, sham, more...

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