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 for branched
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  branched \branched\ adj.
     1. resembling a fork; divided or separated into two branches;
        as, long branched hairs on its legs, on which pollen
        collects.
  
     Syn: bifurcate, biramous, forked, pronged, prongy.
          [WordNet 1.5]
  
     2. same as branching, a..
        [WordNet 1.5]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Branch \Branch\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Branched; p. pr. & vb. n.
     Branching.]
     1. To shoot or spread in branches; to separate into branches;
        to ramify.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     2. To divide into separate parts or subdivision.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     To branch off, to form a branch or a separate part; to
        diverge.
  
     To branch out, to speak diffusively; to extend one's
        discourse to other topics than the main one; also, to
        enlarge the scope of one's business, etc.
        [1913 Webster]
  
              To branch out into a long disputation. --Spectator.
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  branched
      adj 1: resembling a fork; divided or separated into two
             branches; "the biramous appendages of an arthropod";
             "long branched hairs on its legson which pollen
             collects"; "a forked river"; "a forked tail"; "forked
             lightning"; "horseradish grown in poor soil may develop
             prongy roots" [syn: bifurcate, biramous, branched,
             forked, fork-like, forficate, pronged, prongy]
      2: having branches [syn: branched, branching, ramose,
         ramous, ramate]

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