frankenfood

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English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • enPR: frăngk'(ə)n-fo͞od", IPA(key): /ˈfɹæŋk(ə)nˌfuːd/

Etymology[edit]

Blend of Frankenstein and food, Dr Frankenstein being the creator of the monster in Mary Shelley's novel Frankenstein, or the Modern Prometheus, the monster being constructed from parts from several bodies

Noun[edit]

frankenfood (uncountable)

  1. (colloquial, derogatory) genetically modified food

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