stichous

-stichous

Botany, Zoology.
a combining form meaning “having rows” of the kind or number specified by the initial element: distichous.

Origin:
< Late Latin -stichus < Greek -stichos, adj. derivative of stíchos stich1

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-stichous
 
adj combining form
having a certain number of rows: distichous
 
[from Late Latin -stichus, from Greek -stikhos, from stikhos line, row; see stich]

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