tetrastichic

tetrastich

[te-truh-stik, te-tras-tik]
noun Prosody.
a strophe, stanza, or poem consisting of four lines.

Origin:
1570–80; < Latin tetrastichon < Greek tetrástichon, noun use of neuter of tetrástichos. See tetrastichous

tetrastichic [te-truh-stik-ik] , tetrastichal [ti-tras-ti-kuhl] , adjective
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tetrastich (ˈtɛtrəˌstɪk)
 
n
a poem, stanza, or strophe that consists of four lines
 
[C16: via Latin from Greek tetrastikhon, from tetra- + stikhos row]
 
tetrastichic
 
adj
 
tetrastichal
 
adj

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