distich

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin distichon (a poem of two verses, a distich consisting of a hexameter and a pentameter), from Ancient Greek δίστιχον (dístikhon)

Noun[edit]

distich (plural distichs or distiches)

  1. (prosody) A couplet, a two line stanza making complete sense.
  2. Any couplet.

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distich (not comparable)

  1. distichous