Full record for genetically engineered adj.

Definition produced by the process of genetic engineering.
OED requirements antedating 1973
Comment Malcolm Farmer submitted a cite from a 2000 reprint of James H. Schmitz's "Blood of Nalaika". Fred Galvin checked its 1953 first publication (as "The Vampirate"), and found that that version used "mutant" rather than "genetically engineered"
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Citations for genetically engineered adj.

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1990 K. S. Robinson Pacific Edge (1992) 197 They pedaled into a grove of immense genetically engineered sycamores.
1995 C. Carter Truth is out There: Official Guide to The X Files Introd. 5 What follows will trace how The X-Files was conceived and created as well as the process that allows a group of talented and dedicated producers, writers, directors, actors, and technical wizards to generate two dozen hours or more each year of contact with aliens, poltergeists, genetically engineered deviants, and even old-fashioned monsters—all with meticulous care and (in what has proven to be a constant struggle) within the constraints of a television budget.
2000 J. H. Schmitz Blood of Nalakia in Telzey Amberdon 368 In another generation, the genetically engineered biological pattern should be diluted beyond the danger point in his strain.
2001 Dreamwatch Mar. 24/1 In the series opener our heroine, Max, escapes from a holding centre with a number of other genetically-engineered children.