pharming

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English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

from pharmaceutical + farming

Noun[edit]

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pharming (uncountable)

  1. The use of genetic engineering to alter an animal or plant in order to make it produce a pharmaceutical or similar product
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Etymology 2[edit]

By extension, from phishing

Noun[edit]

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pharming (uncountable)

  1. (computing) The redirection of traffic for one website to another, with intent to deceive