[ zee-noh-bot ]

  1. a microscopic programmable organism made of living tissue that is grown in a lab: Potential uses of these xenobots could include picking up microplastics in the ocean.

Origin of xenobot

First recorded in 2015–20; blend of Xeno(pus laevis), the African clawed frog, and (ro)bot

Words Nearby xenobot

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