outgrowth: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (out'grōth"), [key]
— n.
  1. a natural development, product, or result: to consider truancy an outgrowth of parental neglect.
  2. an additional, supplementary result.
  3. a growing out or forth.
  4. something that grows out; offshoot; excrescence.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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