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noun [countable]     offspring pronunciation in American English
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  1. 1
    biology someone’s child or children

    conflicts between parents and offspring

    1. a.
      the baby or babies of an animal

      The birds will see you as a threat to their offspring.

  2. 2
    something that has developed as a result of something else

    Jungle is an offspring of techno and jazz.

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a rise in the level of a stream or river

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