Definition of GMO noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˌdʒiː em ˈəʊ//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌdʒiː em ˈoʊ//
(pl. GMOs) Genetic engineering
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the abbreviation for genetically modified organism (a plant, etc. that has had its genetic structure changed artificially, so that it will produce more fruit or not be affected by disease) See related entries: Genetic engineering
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: GMO