Definition of offshoot noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈɒfʃuːt//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈɔːfʃuːt//
    , NAmE//ˈɑːfʃuːt//
    jump to other results
  1. 1a thing that develops from something, especially a small organization that develops from a larger one
  2. 2(specialist) a new stem that grows on a plant
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: offshoot