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Why is the offspring formed by asexual reproduction referred as a clone?

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In Asexual reproduction single individual can able to producing offspring. These offspring are genetically and morphologically similar to one another and also similar to their parent. 

Clone is the term given to organisms that are similar in all aspects. Thus the offspring produced by asexual reproduction are called clones.

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