[ stik-ik ]
/ ˈstɪk ɪk /
pertaining to or consisting of stichs or verses.
composed of lines of the same metrical form throughout.
Origin of stichic
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019
"made up of lines," 1787 (implied in stichical), from Greek stikhikos "of lines, of verses," from stikhos "row, line, rank, verse," related to steikhein "to go, to march in order" (see stair).
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper