Meaning of “offspring” in the English Dictionary

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"offspring" in British English

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offspringnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈɒf.sprɪŋ/ us /ˈɑːf.sprɪŋ/ 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 over on Saturday with all her offspring.

(Definition of “offspring” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"offspring" in American English

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offspringnoun [ C ]

us /ˈɔf·sprɪŋ/ plural offspring

the young of an animal, or a person’s children:

Champion horses have numerous offspring.

(Definition of “offspring” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)