Definitions for "Spurious"
Not proceeding from the true source, or from the source pretended; not genuine; counterfeit; false; adulterate.
plausible but false; "specious reasoning"; "the spurious inferences from obsolescent notions of causality"- Ethel Albert
Keywords:  illegitimate
born out of wedlock; "the dominions of both rulers passed away to their spurious or doubtful offspring"- E.A.Freeman
Keywords:  bastard, legitimate, issue
Not legitimate; bastard; as, spurious issue.
Undesired signals present at the output of a device under test that are neither harmonics nor intermodulation products, sometimes expressed as a percentage of or decibels below the carrier.
Keywords:  deceive, intended, art, work
intended to deceive; "a spurious work of art"
A situation in which an apparent relationship between two or more variables is lacking validity.