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1. A small branch.
2. A subdivision of a branch that is near or at the tip of the branch.
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(Plants) a small branch
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branch•let(ˈbræntʃ lɪt, ˈbrɑntʃ-)
a small branch.
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|Noun||1.||branchlet - a small branch or division of a branch (especially a terminal division); usually applied to branches of the current or preceding year|
brier - a thorny stem or twig
branch - a division of a stem, or secondary stem arising from the main stem of a plant
wand - a thin supple twig or rod; "stems bearing slender wands of flowers"
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