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offshoot
used in Turtles All the Way Down

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a shoot (branch) growing from a larger stem of a plant; or anything that originated from something else — such as an idea, company, or branch of a family tree
  • It smelled more like rotting garbage and unflushed toilets, and as we passed an offshoot to the tunnel, Daisy said she wanted to turn around, but in the distance ahead of us I could see a pinprick of gray light, and I wanted to see what was at the end.
    p. 265.0
  • "Our sources indicate that while Pickett has not been positively identified, authorities believe the body found in an offshoot of the Pogue's Run tunnel is indeed that of billionaire construction magnate Russell Davis Pickett, Sr.
    p. 279.1

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