tristichous

[tris-ti-kuh s]

Origin of tristichous

First recorded in 1855–60, tristichous is from the Greek word trístichos of three rows or verses. See tri-, -stichous
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British Dictionary definitions for tristichous

tristichous

adjective
  1. arranged in three rows, esp (of plants) having three vertical rows of leaves
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