embranchment

noun
em·​branch·​ment | \ ə̇mˈbranchmənt, em-, -raan-, -rain-, -rȧn- \
plural -s

Definition of embranchment

1 : a branching off or out (as of a valley or a mountain range)

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History and Etymology for embranchment

French embranchement, from (s')embrancher to branch out (from em- en- entry 1 + branche branch) + -ment

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“Embranchment.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/embranchment. Accessed 25 Jun. 2021.

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