Definitions for "Offshoot"
That which shoots off or separates from a main stem, channel, family, race, etc.; as, the offshoots of a tree.
n. A shoot or branch arising from a main stem.
An alternative term generally equivalent to offset. Applies to lateral branches on stems of monocots. Date palm, pineapple, banana, and orchids produce offshoots.
a natural consequence of development