- a mother of numerous offspring
Examples of offspring in a Sentence
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.
Recent Examples of offspring from the Web
But there are baby old growth forests — offspring of the giant white pines and hemlocks that once dominated the forest skyline.
Her three offspring that have reached the racetrack are all winners.
If your offspring tend to be worrywarts, start your day at Easton’s Beach by visiting the Save the Bay Exploration Center & Aquarium (401-324-6020; savebay.org/aquarium).
There’s a kids menu, too, with smaller pad Thai and fried rice portions, should your offspring not be like ours, who opted for the chicken nuggets and fries.
During his time as the silverback, Ramar was known to be protective of his family and playful with his offspring.
No long-term risks have been identified for women or their offspring due to its use.
Sign: Sagittarius Reign, metaphorically benched in every conversation surrounding the Kardashian/Jenner offspring but far and away the family’s most valuable player, is my favorite child in Calabasas.
In some cases the breeder goat is ideal for cross-breeding with other goats so that their offspring can have a mix of qualities.
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OFFSPRING Defined for English Language Learners
: a person's child
: the young of an animal or plant
OFFSPRING Defined for Kids
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