Frankenfood
noun Etymology: Franken- (as in Frankenstein) + food Date: 1992 genetically engineered food

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  • Frankenfood — UK [ˈfræŋkənˌfuːd] / US [ˈfræŋkənˌfud] or Frankenstein food UK / US noun [countable/uncountable] Word forms Frankenfood : singular Frankenfood plural Frankenfoods informal, showing disapproval food that has been genetically modified …   English dictionary

  • Frankenfood — UK [ˈfræŋkənˌfuːd] US [ˈfræŋkənˌfud] noun [countable/uncountable] [singular Frankenfood plural Frankenfoods] informal, showing disapproval food that has been genetically modified …   Useful english dictionary

  • Frankenfood — n. Food derived from genetically modified (GM) plants and animals. Example Citation: It s only natural that we cringe at the artificial: It goes against the grain. So it s no real wonder that many people are feeling uncomfortable about the recent …   New words

  • frankenfood — noun /ˈfɹæŋk(ə)nˌfuːd/ genetically modified food See Also: Frankenstein, frankenword …   Wiktionary

  • frankenfood — frank|en|food [ˈfræŋkənfu:d] n also Frank|en|stein foods [ˈfræŋkənstaın ˌfu:dz] [C usually plural] informal food that has been produced by plants that were ↑genetically modified used when you disapprove of this process …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Frankenfood — n. (Slang) food that contains ingredients that have been genetically modified; food produced using genetic engineering …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Frankenfood — [ fraŋk(ə)nfu:d] noun informal, derogatory genetically modified food. Origin 1990s: from Frankenstein + food …   English new terms dictionary

  • Frankenfood — Fran•ken•food [[t]ˈfræŋ kənˌfud[/t]] n. food.from crops that have been genetically engineered or modified through biotechnology • Etymology: [1990 95; Franken(stein)+ food ] …   From formal English to slang

  • Frankenfood — /ˈfræŋkənfud/ (say frangkuhnfoohd) noun a food product deemed to have been produced by unnatural methods, especially genetic modification. Also, Frankenstein food. {Franken(stein) + food} …   Australian English dictionary

  • frankenfood — n. genetically engineered or modified food …   English slang

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