Definition of knowbot in English:

knowbot

noun

Computing
trademark in US
  • A program designed to search through large numbers of databases in response to requests for information by users of a network.

    • ‘A problem with knowbots and other smart Web search tools is that they are good at finding things we know we want to know, but not at finding things we don't know we want to know.’

Origin

1980s: from knowledgeable robot.

Pronunciation

knowbot

/ˈnəʊbɒt/