plural -es
: a diverging branch of a river which reenters the main stream or which loses itself in sandy soil

Word History


ana- + branch

First Known Use

1834, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of anabranch was in 1834

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“Anabranch.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 10 Dec. 2023.

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