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Definition of offspring noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    , NAmE//ˈɑfsprɪŋ//
    (pl. offspring) (formal or )
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  1. 1(humorous) a child of a particular person or couple the problems parents have with their teenage offspring to produce/raise offspring
  2. 2the young of an animal or a plant Female badgers may give birth to as many as five offspring.
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