humanoid etymology

English word humanoid comes from English human, English -oid

Detailed word origin of humanoid

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
human English (eng) (comparable) Having the nature or attributes of a human being.. (notcomp) Of or belonging to the species Homo sapiens or its closest relatives. (rare) To behave as or become, or to cause to behave as or become, a human. A human being, whether man, woman or child.
-oid English (eng) Of similar form to, but not the same as. Having the likeness of. Forms adjectives and nouns.
humanoid English (eng) A being having the appearance or characteristics of a human. Having the appearance or characteristics of a human.

Words with the same origin as humanoid

Descendants of human
Descendants of -oid
alkaloid asteroid cannabinoid colloidal cycloid designoid factoid fibroid insectoid keloid mechanoid mong mongoloid monoid negro opioid paranoid planetoid roid schizoid solenoid sphenoid steroid trapezoid