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offshoot

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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

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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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The first known use of offshoot was in 1710

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“Offshoot.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/offshoot. Accessed 21 Jan. 2021.

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