Sentence Examples


  • The Anoplura may probably be regarded as a degraded offshoot of the Hemiptera.
  • The first offshoot from it was the American Baptist Missionary Union in 1814.
  • The main branches of the resultant " tree " may be rendered as follows: [[Coraciomorphae Odontolcae..Colymbo-+Pelargoalectoromorphae..Ratitae Morphae Morphae ' 'Neornithes]] The Odontolcae seem to be an early specialized offshoot of the Colymbo-Pelargomorphous brigade, while the Ratitae represent a number of side branches of early Alectoromorphae.
  • An offshoot of the Khlysti is the more celebrated secret sect of the Skoptsi (skopets, a eunuch), which represents an extreme ascetic reaction from the promiscuous immorality of some (by no means all) of the Khlysti.
  • Assyria was an offshoot of Babylonia lying to the north-west, and apparently -colonized before the second millennium.