distich

noun dis·tich \ ˈdis-(ˌ)tik \

Definition of distich

: a strophic unit of two lines

Origin and Etymology of distich

Latin distichon, from Greek, from neuter of distichos having two rows, from di- + stichos row, verse; akin to Greek steichein to go — more at stair


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