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Meaning of OUTGROWTH

Pronunciation:  'awt`growth

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a natural prolongation or projection from a part of an organism either animal or plant; "a bony process"
  2. [n]  the gradual beginning or coming forth; "figurines presage the emergence of sculpture in Greece"
  3. [n]  a natural consequence of development

OUTGROWTH is a 9 letter word that starts with O.


 Synonyms: appendage, branch, emergence, growth, offset, offshoot, process
 See Also: acromion, acrosome, aculea, ala, alveolar arch, alveolar process, alveolar ridge, apophysis, appendix, arista, beginning, body part, caruncle, caruncula, cecal appendage, cirrus, condyle, consequence, coronoid process, crest, effect, eminence, enation, epicondyle, event, excrescence, fetlock, fimbria, flagellum, gum ridge, hair, horn, issue, mastoid, mastoid process, mastoidal, metaphysis, odontoid process, olecranon, olecranon process, osteophyte, outcome, papilla, plant process, processus coronoideus, pseudopod, pseudopodium, pterygoid process, result, ridge, rise, spicule, spiculum, spine, style, styloid process, tail, tentacle, transverse process, trochanter, tubercle, tuberosity, upshot, vermiform appendix, vermiform process, villus, zygomatic process



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Out"growth`\, n.
That which grows out of, or proceeds from, anything; an
excrescence; an offshoot; hence, a result or consequence.

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