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offshoot

Botany a shoot or branch growing from the main stem of a plant
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The interior ministry has opposed registration of the MML as a political party terming it an offshoot of banned outfits.
It could also be squirrels cutting offshoots for moisture.
The group's internal crisis varies from one country to another, but in all cases, the publicity it is getting is unprecedented and threatens to undermine the popularity of the group and its offshoots," he wrote in AL HAYAT.
Studies indicate that drug money makes most of the financing for HuT's offshoots like the IMU, al-Qaeda, and the Taliban.
In many ways, the ``Live'' character shows are a natural offshoot of the circus and ice shows, with the addition of a story line.
An affable, relaxed de Mol was in Los Angeles last week to pitch another slew of projects from Endemol USA, the offshoot company led by David Goldberg,
The photographic offshoots of this conceptual theater, often elaborated with watercolor or oil paint, led after 1980 to a witty and wide-ranging engagement with traditional fine-art and craft media, particularly ceramics.
His book does not deal with the offshoots of bebop, such as cool jazz, hard bop, modal jazz, free jazz and fusion.
The British Helsinki Human Rights Group predicted that UK support for Kosovan refugees would also open it up to offshoots of [KLA-linked] criminal gangs and, within two years, that prediction had shown itself to be true," commented The Herald of London on November 4th.
The scientists note that the central rib gives out offshoots, just as a modern feather's shaft does, and the base looks like a feather's end, or calamus.