-stichous


Botany, Zoology.

a combining form meaning “having rows” of the kind or number specified by the initial element: distichous.

Nearby words

  1. -st,
  2. -stan,
  3. -stasis,
  4. -stat,
  5. -ster,
  6. -stome,
  7. -stomous,
  8. -stomy,
  9. -stress,
  10. -style

Origin of -stichous

< Late Latin -stichus < Greek -stichos, adj. derivative of stíchos stich1

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British Dictionary definitions for -stichous

-stichous

adj combining form

having a certain number of rowsdistichous

Word Origin for -stichous

from Late Latin -stichus, from Greek -stikhos, from stikhos line, row; see stich

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