- a son of Apollo, given the power of augury by his father.
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Historical Examples of branchus
Branchus, who presided over the temple at Didyma, is said to have been a descendant of Machæreus.
The boy is Branchus: sitting on a rock, he holds out a hare to tease his dog, who is shown in the act of jumping for it.The Works of Lucian of Samosata, v. 4
Lucian of Samosata
Florent has slain one Branchus, whose grandmother plots a plan of revenge.Chaucer's Works, Volume 3 (of 7)