branchlet

noun
branch·​let | \ ˈbranch-lət How to pronounce branchlet (audio) \

Definition of branchlet

: a small usually terminal branch

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Roth’s weeping fig is a classic example: braided trunk, delicately drooping branchlets, and a dense shock of glossy leaves about 2 inches long . Los Angeles Times, "How the weeping fig became the ‘It’ plant of the gardening world (again)," 15 Aug. 2019

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First Known Use of branchlet

circa 1731, in the meaning defined above

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