- Resembling a centaur in shape — particularly, a creature having an upper humanoid torso adjoining the lower quadrupedal body where the creature's head should normally appear.
- 1974: "'Centauroid' was a very loose description. The burly two-armed torso merged smoothly with the four-legged barrel..." — Poul Anderson, Fire Time
centauroid (plural centauroids)
- (fantasy, science fiction) A creature resembling a centaur.