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polystichous

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adjective po·lys·ti·chous \pə-ˈlis-ti-kəs\

Definition of polystichous

  1. :  arranged in several rows



Origin and Etymology of polystichous

Greek polystichos, from poly- + stichos row — more at distich


First Known Use: circa 1889


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