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brainchild

or brain-child, brain child

[ breyn-chahyld ]
/ ˈbreɪnˌtʃaɪld /
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noun, plural brain·chil·dren.

a product of one's creative work or thought.

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Origin of brainchild

First recorded in 1880–85; brain + child
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British Dictionary definitions for brainchild

brainchild
/ (ˈbreɪnˌtʃaɪld) /

noun plural -children

informal an idea or plan produced by creative thought; invention
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