offspring

Part of speech: noun

A child or children; a descendant or descendants; posterity.

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Usage examples "offspring":

  1. " In many cases there is reason to believe that the lessened use of various organs has affected the corresponding parts in the offspring. - "Essays: Scientific, Political, & Speculative, Vol. I", Herbert Spencer.
  2. We look to see ourselves reflected in our offspring, yet how often do we? - "The Spinners", Eden Phillpotts.
  3. May a virtuous offspring succeed to mutual and honourable love. - "Routledge's Manual of Etiquette", George Routledge.