Meaning of factoid

fac•toid

Pronunciation: (fak'toid), [key]
— n.
  1. something fictitious or unsubstantiated that is presented as fact, devised esp. to gain publicity and accepted because of constant repetition.
  2. an insignificant fact.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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