Spawn is to give birth to or produce.(verb)
An example of spawn is when you have a child.
Spawn is defined as the offspring of a person or animal.(noun)
An example of spawn is a person's children.
See spawn in Webster's New World College Dictionary
transitive verb, intransitive verb
Origin: ME spaunnen (for *spaunden) < Anglo-Fr espaundre < OFr espandre, to shed < L expandere: see expand
See spawn in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English spawne
Origin: , from spawnen, to spawn
Origin: , from Anglo-Norman espaundre
Origin: , from Latin expandere; see expand.
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