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embranchment

[ em-branch-muhnt, -brahnch- ]
/ ɛmˈbræntʃ mənt, -ˈbrɑntʃ- /
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noun
a branching or ramification.
a branch.
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Origin of embranchment

1820–30; <French embranchement, equivalent to em-em-1 + branchebranch + -ment-ment
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British Dictionary definitions for embranchment

embranchment
/ (ɪmˈbrɑːntʃmənt) /

noun
the process of branching out, esp by a river
a branching out or ramification, as of a river or mountain range
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