Skip to definition.
Get the FREE one-click dictionary software for Windows or the iPhone/iPad and Android apps

Noun: offshoot  óf-shoot
  1. A natural consequence of development
    - outgrowth, branch, offset
  2. Something that comes off, or separates from, a main stem, region, etc.
    "the appendix is an offshoot of the caecum"

Derived forms: offshoots

Type of: consequence, effect, event, issue, outcome, result, upshot

Encyclopedia: Offshoot