distich

EnglishEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From Latin distichon (a poem of two verses, a distich consisting of a hexameter and a pentameter), from Ancient Greek δίστιχον (distikhon)

NounEdit

distich (plural distichs or distiches)

  1. (prosody) A couplet, a two line stanza making complete sense.
  2. Any couplet.

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AdjectiveEdit

distich (not comparable)

  1. distichous
Last modified on 24 October 2013, at 04:09