offshoot

EnglishEdit

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for offshoot in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)

EtymologyEdit

From off- +‎ shoot.

NounEdit

 
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offshoot (plural offshoots)

  1. That which shoots off or separates from a main stem or branch of a plant.
    the offshoots of a tree
  2. That which develops from something else.
    an offshoot of a criminal organization

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