Offspring Definition

ôfsprĭng, ŏf-
offsprings
noun
offsprings
The organism or organisms resulting from sexual or asexual reproduction.
American Heritage Medicine
A child or animal as related to its parent.
Webster's New World
A descendant or descendants collectively; progeny.
Webster's New World
A product, outcome, or result.
Webster's New World

A person's daughter(s) and/or son(s); a person's children.

Wiktionary
Antonyms:
parent
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Other Word Forms of Offspring

Noun

Singular:
offspring
Plural:
offsprings

Origin of Offspring

  • From Middle English ofspring, from Old English ofspring (“offspring, descendants, posterity"), equivalent to off- +"Ž spring. Compare Icelandic afspringr (“offspring"). More at off, spring.

    From Wiktionary

  • Middle English ofspring from Old English of off off springan to rise

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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