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One entry found for offshoot.
Entry Word: offshoot
Function: noun
Text: 1 a branch of a main stem especially of a plant <we knew the rose bush had survived the winter when it began producing offshoots and turning green again>
Synonyms outgrowth, shoot
Related Words excrescence, growth; bough, limb, twig; bud, floret; spray, sprig
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> -- see DERIVATIVE