distichous

adjective
dis·​ti·​chous | \ ˈdi-sti-kəs How to pronounce distichous (audio) \

Definition of distichous

: disposed in two vertical rows distichous leaves

First Known Use of distichous

circa 1753, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for distichous

Late Latin distichus, from Greek distichos

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“Distichous.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/distichous. Accessed 20 Sep. 2020.

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