tetrastich

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin tetrastichon, from neuter of Ancient Greek τετράστιχον ‎(tetrástikhon, having four rows), from τετρα- ‎(tetra-, four) + στίχος ‎(stíkhos, row).

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Noun[edit]

tetrastich ‎(plural tetrastichs)

  1. (prosody) A four-line stanza.