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Frankenstein food

/ˈfræŋkənˌfuːd/
noun
1.
(facetious) any foodstuff that has been genetically modified
Word Origin
C20: from Frankenstein, alluding to its unnatural origin
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Contemporary definitions for frankenfood
noun

any genetically modified plant or animal foodstuff

Examples

Frankenfood may be dangerous to your health.

Word Origin

genetically modified food is considered scary, as was Frankenstein

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