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Definition of factoid noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    factoid

     noun
    noun
    NAmE//ˈfæktɔɪd//
     
     
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  1. 1something that is widely accepted as a fact, although it is probably not true
  2. 2a small piece of interesting information, especially about something that is not very important Here's a pop factoid for you.
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: factoid