0 [Deleted User] Asked: May 6, 20202020-05-06T22:13:22+05:30 2020-05-06T22:13:22+05:30In: NatureWhat are the branches of a river called?0 What are the branches of a river called? ShareFacebook2 AnswersVotedOldestRecentAnshika Sharma India 3k Questions 2k Answers 3 Best Answers 4k Points View Profile Anshika Sharma Added an answer on May 8, 2020 at 9:29 pm A branch of a river is called a tributary.0Reply Share ShareShare on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on WhatsAppNancy Dutta India 1k Questions 2k Answers 18 Best Answers 4k Points View Profile Nancy Dutta Added an answer on May 6, 2020 at 10:23 pm A distributary, or a distributary channel, is a stream that branches off and flows away from a main stream channel. Distributaries are a common feature of river deltas. The phenomenon is known as river bifurcation. The opposite of a distributary is a tributary.0Reply Share ShareShare on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on WhatsAppLeave an answerLeave an answerCancel reply Featured image Select file Browse Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.