upshoot

noun

Definition of upshoot

 (Entry 1 of 2)

1 archaic : outcome, upshot
2 : an act or result of shooting up the volcanic upshoot of fire lasted but a second or two— Russell Grenfell

upshoot

verb

Definition of upshoot (Entry 2 of 2)

intransitive verb

: to shoot upward : grow upward

transitive verb

: to send up : raise

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History and Etymology for upshoot

Noun

up entry 2 + shoot, noun

Verb

up entry 1 + shoot, verb

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“Upshoot.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/upshoot. Accessed 5 Aug. 2021.

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