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tristich

[tris-tik] /ˈtrɪs tɪk/
noun, Prosody
1.
a strophe, stanza, or poem consisting of three lines.
Origin
1805-1815
1805-15; tri- + stich1
Related forms
tristichic, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for tristich

tristich

/ˈtrɪstɪk/
noun
1.
(prosody) a poem, stanza, or strophe that consists of three lines
Derived Forms
tristichic, adjective
Word Origin
C19: from Greek, from tri- + stikhosstich, on the model of distich
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