anabranch

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From ana- +‎ branch.

NounEdit

anabranch (plural anabranches)

  1. (hydrology, of a water channel) A diverging branch of a river, creek, or stream which re-enters the main stream.

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ReferencesEdit

  • National Weather Service, "Anabranch", Glossary. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. URL accessed on 2010-03-23.
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