Tristichous Tris"tich*ous, a. [Gr. ? in three rows; ? (see {Tri-}) + ? a row.] (Bot.) Arranged in three vertical rows. [1913 Webster]

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  • tristichous — tris·ti·chous …   English syllables

  • tristichous — /traɪˈstɪkəs/ (say truy stikuhs) adjective arranged in three rows. {Greek tristichos of three rows} …   Australian English dictionary

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