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a combining form meaning “having rows” of the kind or number specified by the initial element:
Origin of -stichous
< Late Latin -stichus < Greek -stichos, adj. derivative of stíchos stich1 Unabridged
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British Dictionary definitions for -stichous


combining form
having a certain number of rows: distichous
Word Origin
from Late Latin -stichus, from Greek -stikhos, from stikhos line, row; see stich
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