distich

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English[edit]

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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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Adjective[edit]

distich (not comparable)

  1. Distichous.

German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin distichus, from Ancient Greek δίστιχος (dístikhos).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [dɪsˈtɪç]
  • Hyphenation: dis‧tich

Adjective[edit]

distich (not comparable)

  1. (botany) distichous

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