Definition for AN'DROID

AN'DROID, n. [Gr. ανηρ, man, and ειδος, form.]

A machine in the human form, which, by certain springs, performs some of the natural motions of a living man. One of these machines, invented by M. Vaucanson, appeared at Paris in 1738, representing a flute-player. – Encyc.

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