soylent green

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From a foodstuff in the 1973 science fiction film Soylent Green, from soylent in the 1966 novel Make Room! Make Room! by Harry Harrison, from soy and lentils.

Noun[edit]

soylent green (uncountable)

  1. (humorous) Any foodstuff of dubious nature or origin.

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