Lewis & Short

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distĭchus, a, um, adj., = δίστιχος, consisting of two rows.

  1. I. Adj.: hordeum, Col. 2, 9, 16.
  2. II. Subst.
    1. A.distĭ-chum, i, n., a building with two stories or two rows of chambers, Inscr. Fabr. p. 627, no. 234.
    2. B. distĭchon, i, n., a poem of two verses, a distich consisting of a hexameter and a pentameter, Mart. 8, 29, 1; Suet. Caes. 51; id. Oth. 3 al.