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offspring

noun [C] uk   /ˈɒf.sprɪŋ/ us    /ˈɑːf-/ ( plural offspring)
C2 the young of an animal: In the case of the guinea pig, the number of offspring varies between two and five.C2 humorous or formal a person's children: Tom's sister came round on Saturday with her numerous offspring.
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