disbranch

transitive verb
dis·​branch | \ də|sˈbr|anch, (ˈ)di|s¦br|, |ˈspr|, |¦spr|, |aa(ə)n-, |ain-, |ȧn- \

Definition of disbranch

: to divest of a branch : tear off (as a branch)

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History and Etymology for disbranch

Middle French desbrancher, from des- dis- entry 1 + branche branch

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“Disbranch.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/disbranch. Accessed 12 Aug. 2022.

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