off·spring /ˈɔfˌsprɪŋ/ 名詞
Off·spring n. sing. & pl.
1. The act of production; generation. [Obs.]
2. That which is produced; a child or children; a descendant or descendants, however remote from the stock.
To the gods alone
Our future offspring and our wives are known. --Dryden.
3. Origin; lineage; family. [Obs.]
n 1: the immediate descendants of a person; "she was the mother
of many offspring"; "he died without issue" [syn: progeny,
2: something that comes into existence as a result;
"industrialism prepared the way for acceptance of the
French Revolution's various socialistic offspring"; "this
skyscraper is the solid materialization of his efforts"
[syn: materialization, materialisation]
3: any immature animal [syn: young]