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Franken-

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a combining form extracted from Frankenstein and used especially before names of foods, meaning “genetically engineered”:
Frankentomato.
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Franken

-combining word

Designating what is indicated as being genetically engineered or otherwise strangely produced: Frankenchips/ Frankenfood/ Frankentomato

[1990s+; shortening of Frankenstein, name of the scientist in Mary Shelley's novel]


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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