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Origin of distichous
OTHER WORDS FROM distichousdis·ti·chous·ly, adverbsub·dis·ti·chous, adjectivesub·dis·ti·chous·ly, adverb
Words nearby distichous
Example sentences from the Web for distichous
He also questions the propriety of the separation according to the distichous arrangement of the hairs of the tail.
In some the general hue is orange brown with obscure annuli; the arrangement of the hair is distichous or in two rows.
Feathers are mostly distichous, hair-partings are distichous, the moustache is distichous."Wee Tim'rous Beasties"|Douglas English
The leaf-sheaths are distichous, compressed, glabrous or rarely hairy.
Leaf-sheaths are compressed and distichous below, glabrous or sometimes with a few hairs close to the margin.