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[brang-kuh s]
noun Classical Mythology.
  1. a son of Apollo, given the power of augury by his father.
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Historical Examples

  • Branchus, who presided over the temple at Didyma, is said to have been a descendant of Machæreus.

    The Geography of Strabo, Volume II (of 3)


  • 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.

  • Florent has slain one Branchus, whose grandmother plots a plan of revenge.