Offshoot - Crossword Clue

Below are possible answers for the crossword clue Offshoot.

ARM
BRANCH
SCION
SPRIG
SPUR
TWIG
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ARM
  1. the part of an armchair or sofa that supports the elbow and forearm of a seated person
  2. any projection that is thought to resemble a human arm; "the arm of the record player"; "an arm of the sea"; "a branch of the sewer"
  3. the part of a garment that is attached at the armhole and that provides a cloth covering for the arm
  4. any instrument or instrumentality used in fighting or hunting; "he was licensed to carry a weapon"
  5. a human limb; technically the part of the superior limb between the shoulder and the elbow but commonly used to refer to the whole superior limb
  6. a division of some larger or more complex organization; "a branch of Congress"; "botany is a branch of biology"; "the Germanic branch of Indo-European languages"
  7. prepare oneself for a military confrontation; "The U.S. is girding for a conflict in the Middle East"; "troops are building up on the Iraqi border"
  8. supply with arms; "The U.S. armed the freedom fighters
BRANCH
  1. a division of some larger or more complex organization; "a branch of Congress"; "botany is a branch of biology"; "the Germanic branch of Indo-European languages"
  2. a stream or river connected to a larger one
  3. a natural consequence of development
  4. a division of a stem, or secondary stem arising from the main stem of a plant
  5. a part of a forked or branching shape; "he broke off one of the branches"
  6. divide into two or more branches so as to form a fork; "The road forks"
  7. grow and send out branches or branch-like structures; "these plants ramify early and get to be very large"
  8. any projection that is thought to resemble a human arm; "the arm of the record player"; "an arm of the sea"; "a branch of the sewer"
SCION
  1. a descendent or heir; "a scion of royal stock"
  2. A shoot or twig of a plant used to form a graft
SPRIG
  1. an ornament that resembles a spray of leaves or flowers
  2. a small branch or division of a branch (especially a terminal division); usually applied to branches of the current or preceding year
  3. Usually sprigs. Australian, NZ. A stud on the sole of a shoe or boot.
SPUR
  1. a railway line connected to a trunk line
  2. a sharp prod fixed to a rider's heel and used to urge a horse onward; "cowboys know not to squat with their spurs on"
  3. a verbalization that encourages you to attempt something; "the ceaseless prodding got on his nerves"
  4. tubular extension at the base of the corolla in some flowers
  5. any sharply pointed projection
  6. goad with spurs; "the rider spurred his horse"
  7. equip with spurs; "spur horses"
  8. strike with a spur
  9. give heart or courage to
  10. incite or stimulate; "The Academy was formed to spur research"
TWIG
  1. a small branch or division of a branch (especially a terminal division); usually applied to branches of the current or preceding year
  2. branch out in a twiglike manner; "The lightning bolt twigged in several directions"
  3. understand, usually after some initial difficulty; "She didn't know what her classmates were plotting but finally caught on"
Clue Database Last Updated: 19/07/2019 9:00am

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