Is origin a special branch in GIT?

No, origin is not a special branch in GIT.

Branch origin is similar to branch master. It does not have any special meaning in GIT.

Master is the default name for a starting branch when we run git init command.

Origin is the default name for a remote when we run git clone command. If we run git clone -o myOrigin instead, then we will have myOrigin/master as our default remote branch.

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