hexastich

noun hex·a·stich \ˈheksəˌstik\
variants: less commonly

hexastichon

\hekˈsastəˌkän\

Definition of hexastich

plural

hexastichs

also

hexasticha

  1. :  a group, stanza, or poem of six lines

hexastichic

\¦heksə¦stikik\ adjective

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Origin and Etymology of hexastich

New Latin hexastichon, from Medieval Latin, probably from Greek hexastichon, neuter of hexastichos of six rows, of six lines, from hexa- + stichos row, line; akin to Greek steichein to go — more at stich


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