cyberpet

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cyberpet (ˈsaɪbəˌpɛt)
 
n
an electronic toy that simulates the activities of a pet, requiring the owner to feed, discipline, and entertain it

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Main Entry:  cyberpet
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  an electronic toy that behaves as a pet; also called [virtual pet]
Etymology:  cyber- 'cybernetics' + pet
Usage:  computing
Main Entry:  cyberpet
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  See Tamagotchi
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