adulterine


adul·ter·ine

adjective \ə-ˈdəl-tə-ˌrīn, -ˌrēn\

Definition of ADULTERINE

1
a :  marked by adulteration :  spurious
b :  illegal
2
:  born of adultery

Examples of ADULTERINE

  1. <adulterine fiction often portrays the illicit lovers sympathetically>

First Known Use of ADULTERINE

1542

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