adj combining form
having a certain number of rows: distichous.
[from Late Latin -stichus, from Greek -stikhos, from stikhos line, row; see stich]
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a combining form meaning “having rows” of the kind or number specified by the initial element: distichous.
[< Late Latin -stichus < Greek -stichos, adj. derivative of stíchos stich]
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