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offshoot


offshoot

noun

Definition of OFFSHOOT

1
a branch of a main stem especially of a plant <we knew the rosebush had survived the harsh winter when it began producing offshoots and turning green again>
2
something that naturally develops or is developed from something else <opened a shop selling fancy foods as an offshoot of their very successful restaurant>
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February 28, 2015
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To speak pompously or dogmatically
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