Definitions for outgrowthˈaʊtˌgroʊθ

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

out•growthˈaʊtˌgroʊθ(n.)

  1. a natural development or result.

  2. an additional, supplementary result.

Origin of outgrowth:

1830–40

Princeton's WordNet

  1. outgrowth, branch, offshoot, offset(noun)

    a natural consequence of development

  2. emergence, outgrowth, growth(noun)

    the gradual beginning or coming forth

    "figurines presage the emergence of sculpture in Greece"

  3. process, outgrowth, appendage(noun)

    a natural prolongation or projection from a part of an organism either animal or plant

    "a bony process"

Wiktionary

  1. outgrowth(Noun)

    Anything that grows out of something else.

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