stichos

stichos

(ˈstɪkɒs)
n
1. (Eastern Church (Greek & Russian Orthodox)) a verse or a short poetic line
2. (Literary & Literary Critical Terms) a line of stichometrical text
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acrostico < akrostichion < akros, extremidad, cuspide y stichos (versus), verso.
POLYSTICHUM {poh-LISS-tik-um} Roth 1799 * Holly Ferns * [Greek, poly, many, stichos, rows; alluding to the son on each pinna.
Name Origin: From the Greek words poly (many) and stichos (row), referring to the arrangement of the spores on the underside of the fronds.
acrostic Greek akrostichis, from akrosoutermost + stichos line, verse
hemistich Greek hemistichion, from hemi- half + stichos line, verse

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