polystichous
adjective Etymology: Greek polystichos, from poly- + stichos row — more at distich Date: circa 1889 arranged in several rows

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  • polystichous — kəs adjective Etymology: Greek polystichos, from poly + stichos row, line more at distich : arranged in several rows the polystichous spike of maize P.C.Mangelsdorf compare distichous * * * /peuh lis ti keuhs/, adj. arranged in rows or series.… …   Useful english dictionary

  • polystichous — adj. [Gr. polys, many; stichos, row] Arranged in many rows; multifarious …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • polystichous — /peuh lis ti keuhs/, adj. arranged in rows or series. [1885 90; < Gk polýstichos having many lines or verses; see POLY , STICHOUS] * * * …   Universalium

  • polystichous — adjective arranged in several rows or series …   Wiktionary

  • polystichous — po·lys·ti·chous …   English syllables

  • polystichous — po•lys•ti•chous [[t]pəˈlɪs tɪ kəs[/t]] adj. arranged in rows or series • Etymology: 1885–90; < Gk polýstichos having many lines or verses; see poly , stichous …   From formal English to slang

  • polystichous —   a. in several rows …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • Brown algae — Temporal range: 150–0 Ma[1][2] …   Wikipedia

  • multifarious — adj. [L. multifarius, manifold] Arranged in several rows; see polystichous …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

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