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cyberpet

/ˈsaɪbəˌpɛt/
noun
1.
an electronic toy that simulates the activities of a pet, requiring the owner to feed, discipline, and entertain it
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Contemporary definitions for cyberpet
noun

an electronic toy that behaves as a pet; also called [virtual pet]

Word Origin

cyber- 'cybernetics' + pet

Usage Note

computing

noun

See Tamagotchi

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