brancher

noun (1)
branch·​er | \ ˈbranchə(r), -aa-, -ai-, -ȧ- \
plural -s

Definition of brancher

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: a young bird (such as a fledgling hawk) that has left the nest and taken to the branches

brancher

noun (2)
\ " \
plural -s

Definition of brancher (Entry 2 of 2)

: one that makes artificial flowers or feather designs

History and Etymology for brancher

Noun (1)

Middle English brauncher, from braunche branch + -er

Noun (2)

branch entry 2 + -er

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“Brancher.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/brancher. Accessed 30 Sep. 2022.

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