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Mc-

prefix
a variant of Mac-
Usage: For names beginning with this prefix, see under Mac-

MC

1. Marine Corps.
2. master of ceremonies.
3. Medical Corps.
4. Member of Congress.

Mc

megacurie.

mc

1. megacycle.
2. meter-candle.
3. millicurie.

Mc-

or Mc-,

var. of Mac-.

Mc-

,
a combining form, used esp. to form nonce words, with the meaning “generic; homogenized”: McSchools that offer no individual attention; reading McNews instead of a serious newspaper.
[<Mc(Donald's), chain of fast-food restaurants]