anabranch etymology

English word anabranch comes from English branch, English ana-

Detailed word origin of anabranch

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
branch English (eng) (intransitive) To arise from the trunk or a larger branch of a tree.. (intransitive) To divide into separate parts or subdivisions.. (intransitive) To produce branches.. (intransitive, computing) To jump to a different location in a program, especially as the result of a conditional statement. (Mormonism) A local congregation of the LDS Church that is not large enough to form a ward; see [...]
ana- English (eng) Again. Apiece (Can we add an example for this sense?). Backward. Excessive. On. Up.
anabranch English (eng) (hydrology, of a water channel) A diverging branch of a river, creek, or stream which re-enters the main stream.

Words with the same origin as anabranch

Descendants of ana-
anabiosis anacampylotropous anacolpate anadrome anafront anafunctor anagen anagenesis analept analeptic anamorphism ananym anaplasic anaporate anaprotaspis anaseismic anastatic anastatically anataxis anatocism anatoxin anatreme anatropy