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

Words nearby -stichous

Origin of -stichous

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