multibranch

adjective
mul·​ti·​branch | \ ˌməl-tē-ˈbranch How to pronounce multibranch (audio) , -ˌtī- \
variants: or less commonly multibranched \ ˌməl-​tē-​ˈbrancht How to pronounce multibranch (audio) , -​ˌtī-​ \

Definition of multibranch

: having, consisting of, or involving more than two branches a multibranch organization The flower heads are flat-topped, multibranched clusters that some people have described as looking somewhat similar to a head of cauliflower.— Sylvan T. Runkel and Dean M. Roose

First Known Use of multibranch

1862, in the meaning defined above

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“Multibranch.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/multibranch. Accessed 16 May. 2021.

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