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Meaning of OFFSHOOT

Pronunciation:  'âfshoot

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  a natural consequence of development

OFFSHOOT is a 8 letter word that starts with O.


 Synonyms: branch, offset, outgrowth
 See Also: consequence, effect, event, issue, outcome, result, upshot



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Off"shoot`\, n. [Off + shoot.]
That which shoots off or separates from a main stem, channel,
family, race, etc.; as, the offshoots of a tree.

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