offspring
Pronunciation
  • (British) IPA: /ˈɒfspɹɪŋ/
  • (America) enPR: äfʹsprĭng, IPA: /ˈɔfspɹɪŋ/, /ˈɑfspɹɪŋ/
Noun

offspring (plural offsprings or offspring)

  1. A person's daughter(s) and/or son(s); a person's children.
  2. All of a person's descendants, including further generations.
  3. An animal or plant's progeny or young.
  4. (figuratively) Anything produced; the result of an entity's efforts.
    Artists often treasure their works as their immortal offspring.
  5. (computing) A process launched by another process.
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