"roboid" meaning in All languages combined

Noun [English]

Etymology: robot +‎ -oid Etymology templates: {{suffix|en|robot|oid}} robot +‎ -oid Head templates: {{en-noun}} roboid (plural roboids) Forms: roboids [plural]
  1. (science fiction) A robotic creature. Categories (topical): Science fiction
    Sense id: roboid-en-noun-APsxMJ4n Topics: literature, media, publishing, science-fiction

Inflected forms

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          "ref": "1998, Nigel Kerner, Song of the Greys",
          "text": "The terrifying thing about all of this is that we now have a distinct possibility that a hive of aliens with their attendant purely biomechanical roboids the Greys, from another part of our universe, are intercepting and intervening in the affairs of our species.",
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          "ref": "2009, Arnold J. Inzko, The Siblings' Legacy",
          "text": "It is their challenge, with the help of Tania, a roboid, to adapt the siblings to their new environment."
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