Definition of 'offspring'
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Would the resulting offspring still be considered proper bison? Smithsonian Mag (2017)Indeed, when does don’t get enough to eat while pregnant and nursing, any male offspring they produce will have stunted antler growth for their entire lives. Smithsonian Mag (2017)The safari staff hope that the happy couple will produce an offspring. Times, Sunday Times (2006)It found that the offspring of older parents produced fewer young. Times, Sunday Times (2015)His youngest offspring is six months old. Times, Sunday Times (2013)For how many of their twentysomething offspring are these parents supposed to do this? Times, Sunday Times (2008)Plants and animals produce far more offspring than can survive on limited amounts of food in a limited space. The Harper Dictionary of Science in Everyday Language (1988)The offspring that result from this unusual union are usually missing half of their genetic diversity and struggle to survive. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The technology could allow infertile people to produce offspring by using information embedded in the genome of an individual skin cell. Times, Sunday Times (2007) Now, an offspring of the original plant trails over the face of the rock. A Patchwork Garden: Unexpected Pleasures from a Country Garden (1990)If you have young adult offspring, you may wish to look away now. Times, Sunday Times (2014)These are the offspring of parents who began nesting around the beginning of April. Times, Sunday Times (2016)After all, we produce offspring and we feed them from our bodies. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Other parents are spending large sums on courses, sports activities or solo holidays for their offspring. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Do the parents whose offspring disrupted a class and used foul language, feel any shame? The Sun (2010)There is a sense that she has sacrificed her life for her offspring, and now she expects her reward. A Rock and a Hard Place (1994)Some pregnant women go so far as to consume powdered gold, a folk remedy said to produce paler offspring. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Nature notes The small birds that clamber about on tree trunks and large branches now have their offspring following them around. Times, Sunday Times (2014)One or two Rutland offspring have now bred in Wales. Times, Sunday Times (2015)As they would; these men are probably on to their third eight-year-old offspring by now. Times, Sunday Times (2008)
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Translations for 'offspring'
British English: offspring NOUN
You can refer to a person's children or to an animal's young as their offspring.
She was now less anxious about her offspring than she had once been.
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