tristich

[tris-tik]

Origin of tristich

First recorded in 1805–15; tri- + stich1
Related formstris·tich·ic, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for tristich

tristich

noun
  1. prosody a poem, stanza, or strophe that consists of three lines
Derived Formstristichic, adjective

Word Origin for tristich

C19: from Greek, from tri- + stikhos stich, on the model of distich
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