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offshoot in Plants topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishoffshootoff‧shoot /ˈɒfʃuːt $ ˈɒːf-/ noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 1 COME FROM/ORIGINATEsomething such as an organization which has developed from a larger or earlier oneoffshoot of 🔊 The company was originally an offshoot of Bell Telephones. 🔊 the Mafia and its offshoots2 HBPa new stem or branch on a plant
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offshootIt started as an offshoot from Woldmarsh Producers, a large farmer buying group in the Lincolnshire Wolds.Hopkins, millionaire owner of Canadair, an offshoot of Consolidated Vultee Aircraft, was not afraid to tackle famous managers.Dignity came in 1747 with Samuel Davies, a graduate of an offshoot of the Log College.Now the Rhine widens into the Untersee, an offshoot of the Bodensee.The information came from a political group that was an offshoot of the anti-nuclear movement.In April the first offshoot factory opened in Machynlleth.the National Organization for Women and its offshootsPachomius's monastery quickly generated a number of offshoots.offshoot ofThe Samaritan religion is an offshoot of Judaism.