a combining form meaning “having rows” of the kind or number specified by the initial element: distichous.
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Origin of -stichous
<Late Latin -stichus<Greek -stichos, adj. derivative of stíchosstich1
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British Dictionary definitions for -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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