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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Arranged in two or more series or rows.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • In natural history, arranged in numerous rows or ranks; multifarious. Compare monostichous and distichous.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective botany arranged in several rows or series

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[Greek polustikhos, of many lines : polu-, poly- + stikhos, row; see stich.]

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