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Franken-

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Slang.
Usually Disparaging. a combining form extracted from Frankenstein (the monster), used especially before a food, and meaning “genetically engineered”: Frankentomatoes; a Frankenfood.
this combining form used before something that is a hybrid of disparate parts, and meaning "strange or frightening": a dangerous Frankenstorm; incredible Frankenpastries.
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