distich

distich

[dis-tik]
noun Prosody.
1.
a unit of two lines of verse, usually a self-contained statement; couplet.
2.
a rhyming couplet.

Origin:
1545–55; < Latin distichon, noun use of neuter of Greek dístichos having two lines, equivalent to di- di-1 + stíchos row

distichal, adjective
subdistich, noun
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distich (ˈdɪstɪk)
 
n
prosody a unit of two verse lines, usually a couplet
 
[C16: from Greek distikhos having two lines, from di-1 + stikhosstich]
 
'distichal
 
adj

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