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offshoot

noun

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  1. 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 Synonyms of offshoot outgrowth, shoot, sprout Words Related to offshoot excrescence, growth; bough, branchlet, limb, twig; bud, floret; spray, sprig, spur

  2. 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 Synonyms of offshoot by-product, derivate, derivation, derivative, outgrowth, spin-offWords Related to offshoot descendant (also descendent); aftermath, consequence, corollary, development, fruit, growth, issue, outcome, product, result, sequel, sequence, upshot; denouement (also dénouement), repercussion; aftereffect, side effect (also side reaction); copy, duplicate, facsimile, replica, reproductionNear Antonyms of offshoot archetype, original, prototype; antecedent, cause, determinant, occasion, reasonAntonyms of offshoot origin, root, source



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