Offspring noun - The descendants of a person, animal, or plant.
Usage example: the couple celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary surrounded by three generations of offspring
How words are described
Both words in one sentence
- Predators pick off these cannon-fodder offspring while their mom remains sheltered by her young, able to produce a new generation of disperser/breeders.
Source: Weaponized Offspring
- In The Animals of Farthing Wood when Fox and Vixen's offspring are young pups they sound more like teenagers even though they're supposed to be the animal equivalent of 7 or 8 year old children at that point.
Source: Vocal Dissonance
- Mother of a Thousand Young: The Brood Mother from Malodrax has thousands upon thousands of incredibly mutated offspring.
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Young and Offspring. (2016). Retrieved 2022, November 28, from https://thesaurus.plus/related/offspring/young
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