tristich

noun

tris·​tich
ˈtri(ˌ)stik,
-stēk
plural -s
: a strophic unit or stanza of three lines : tercet, triplet
tristichic
(ˈ)tri¦stikik
-rī¦s-
-kēk
adjective

Word History

Etymology

tri- + -stich

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“Tristich.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tristich. Accessed 30 Nov. 2022.

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