Definition of offspring
- a mother of numerous offspring
The disease can be transmitted from parent to offspring.
The show is about two couples and the adventures of their rebellious offspring.
The colt is the offspring of two racing champions.
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First Known Use: before 12th centurySee Words from the same year
: a person's child
: the young of an animal or plant
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