Branchus [brang-kuh s] Examples noun Classical Mythology.

  1. a son of Apollo, given the power of augury by his father.

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  • 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.

    The Works of Lucian of Samosata, v. 4

    Lucian of Samosata

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

    Chaucer’s Works, Volume 3 (of 7)

    Geoffrey Chaucer

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