humanoid[hyo̵̅o̅′mə no̵id′, yo̵̅o̅′-]
humanoid definition by Webster's New World
Webster's New World College Dictionary Copyright © 2010 by Wiley Publishing, Inc., Cleveland, Ohio. Used by arrangement with John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
nearly human, as in appearance or behavior
Origin: human plush -oid
a nearly human creature; specif.,
- any of the earliest ancestors of modern man
- in science fiction, an alien from outer space or a robot that physically resembles a human being
humanoid definition by American Heritage Dictionary
Having human characteristics or form.noun
- A being having human form: “humanoids from some far-flung planet” (Robert Brustein).
- See android.