A Word A Day : offshoot
Saturday, 7th June 2008 : Today's Word is ...
1. a branch or lateral shoot from a main stem, as of a plant
2. anything conceived of as springing or proceeding from a main stock : an offshoot of a discussion
3. a branch, descendant or scion of a family or race.
: A lateral shoot from the main stem of a plant.
the offshoots of a tree
an offshoot of a discussion
This is an offshoot of what I did last year.
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