or franken-

  1. Usually Disparaging. a combining form extracted from Frankenstein (the monster), used especially before a food, and meaning “genetically engineered”: Frankentomatoes; a Frankenfood.
  2. this combining form used before something that is a hybrid of disparate parts, and meaning "strange or frightening": a dangerous Frankenstorm; incredible Frankenpastries. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

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  • The Twisklanders who had done the wicked deed called themselves Frijen or Franken.