monostich

1 of 2

noun

mono·​stich
: a single verse
also : a poem of one verse

monostich

2 of 2

adjective

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: consisting of a single verse

Word History

Etymology

Noun

Late Latin monostichum, from Greek monostichon, from neuter of monostichos consisting of one verse, from mon- + stichos line, verse

Adjective

Greek monostichos

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“Monostich.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/monostich. Accessed 30 May. 2024.

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