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[out-grohth] /ˈaʊtˌgroʊθ/

a natural development, product, or result:
to consider truancy an outgrowth of parental neglect.
an additional, supplementary result.
a growing out or forth.
something that grows out; offshoot; excrescence.
a thing growing out of a main body
a development, result, or consequence
the act of growing out

1837, from out (adv.) + growth. Figurative sense “natural product” is earlier (1828).


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