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Another word for offshoot

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Noun
  1. Something resembling or structurally analogous to a tree branch

      1. A utensil with two or more prongs, used for eating or serving food.
      2. An implement with two or more prongs used for raising, carrying, piercing, or digging.
      3. A bifurcation or separation into two or more branches or parts.
      1. A secondary woody stem or limb growing from the trunk or main stem of a tree or shrub or from another secondary limb.
      2. A lateral division or subdivision of certain other plant parts, such as a root or flower cluster.
      3. A secondary outgrowth or subdivision of a main axis, such as the tine of a deer's antlers.
      1. An upper limb of the human body, connecting the hand and wrist to the shoulder.
      2. A part similar to a human arm, such as the forelimb of an animal or a long part projecting from a central support in a machine.
      3. Something, such as a sleeve on a garment or a support on a chair, that is designed to cover or support the human arm.
    See also:

    part

  2. Something derived from another

      1. A divestiture by a corporation of a division or subsidiary by issuing to stockholders shares in a new company set up to continue the operations of the division or subsidiary.
      2. The new company formed by such a divestiture.
      3. Something, such as a product, that is derived from something larger and more or less unrelated; a byproduct.
      1. The act or process of growing out.
      2. A product of growing out; a projecting part or offshoot:
      3. A result or consequence:
      1. One whose descent can be traced to a particular individual or group:
      2. Something derived from a prototype or earlier form:
      3. In astrology, the point of the ecliptic or the sign of the zodiac that sets in the west at the time of a person's birth or other event.
      1. Resulting from or employing derivation:
      2. Copied or adapted from others:
      3. Something derived.
      1. The act or process of deriving.
      2. The state or fact of being derived; origination:
      3. Something derived; a derivative.
      1. Something produced in the making of something else.
      2. A secondary result; a side effect.
    See also:

    kin

  3. A part of a family, tribe, or other group, or of such a group's language, that is believed to stem from a common ancestor

      1. The act or process of subdividing.
      2. A subdivided part.
      3. An area of real estate subdivided into individual lots.
      1. The act or process of dividing.
      2. The state of having been divided.
      3. The operation of determining how many times one quantity is contained in another; the inverse of multiplication.
      1. A secondary woody stem or limb growing from the trunk or main stem of a tree or shrub or from another secondary limb.
      2. A lateral division or subdivision of certain other plant parts, such as a root or flower cluster.
      3. A secondary outgrowth or subdivision of a main axis, such as the tine of a deer's antlers.
    See also:

    part

  4. A young stemlike growth arising from a plant

      1. A twisting, slender structure by which a plant, such as a grape or cucumber, twines around and often climbs an object or another plant.
      2. Something, such as a ringlet of hair, that is long, slender, and curling.
      1. To begin to grow; give off shoots or buds.
      2. To emerge and develop rapidly:
      3. To allow or cause to come forth and grow:
      1. A small shoot or twig of a plant.
      2. An ornament in this shape.
      3. A small brad without a head.
      1. To hit, wound, or kill with a missile fired from a weapon.
      2. To remove or destroy by firing or projecting a missile:
      3. To make (a hole, for example) by firing a weapon.
      1. One who runs, as for exercise or in a race.
      2. One who runs the bases.
      3. One who carries the ball.
      1. The flexible twining or climbing stem of certain plants, such as the hop, woodbine, or bindweed.
    See also:

    kin

Another word for offshoot

Noun
      1. One of the larger branches of a tree.
      2. One of the jointed appendages of an animal, such as an arm, leg, wing, or flipper, used for locomotion or grasping.
      3. An extension or a projecting part, as of a building or mountain range.
      1. Something produced in the process of making something else. When plants produce carbohydrates by photosynthesis, oxygen is released as a by-product. Asphalt and paraffin are by-products of the process of refining crude oil into gasoline.
      1. The organism or organisms resulting from sexual or asexual reproduction.
      2. A child or children of a parent or parents:
      3. The result or product of something:
    See also:

    branch