distich

NOUN
  1. two items of the same kind
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  • It seems definite, on the other hand, that the Missa Sine nomine was composed for King Ferdinand, a supposition encouraged by the distich found at the head of this mass in the Verona manuscript: “Ferdinande sacer inter divos referende cantica tinctoris suscipe parva tui” “O Ferdinand, saintly enough to be counted amongst the gods, accept these little compositions by Tinctoris”. Archive 2009-06-01
  • Arctic Ocean supports beds of sea-tangle (Fucus distichus) and in the littoral and sublittoral regions (down to about 40 m in clear water) are kelp forests of Featured Articles - Encyclopedia of Earth
  • Valley dominants are tupelo (Nyssa aquatica), oak (Quercus spp.), and bald cypress (Taxodium distichum). Ecoregions of Delaware, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and West Virginia (EPA)
  • River swamp forests of bald cypress (Taxodium distichum) and water tupelo (Nyssa aquatica) and oak-dominated bottomland hardwood forests provide important wildlife corridors and habitat. Ecoregions of Mississippi (EPA)
  • The resulting text is more a series of distichs than a connected poem.
  • o 'faddling fictions as -- gestes of jongleurs, tales told by tramping troubadours, ballades of babbling braggarts, romances of roysterous rhymers, she (good gossip!) as I say, having hearkened to and perused the works of such-like pelting, paltry prosers and poets wherein sweep of sword and lunge o' lance is accompted of worthier repute than the penning of dainty distich and pretty poesies pleasingly passionate. The Geste of Duke Jocelyn
  • The _leaf-blade_ is convolute when young, ovate or ovate-lanceolate, variable from 1/4 to 2 inches long and 1/10 to 1/6 inch wide, acuminate, flat or somewhat wavy, glabrous on both the surfaces, rigidly pungent, densely crowded and distichously imbricate in the lower part of the stem, base is amplexicaul, and the margin is distantly serrate and rigidly ciliate. A Handbook of Some South Indian Grasses
  • Moral advice and edifying sentiments are found in this series of distichs.
  • Poaceae species present a conserved distichous phyllotaxy (leaf position along the stem) and share common properties with respect to leaf initiation.
  • The Mukhammas, cinquains or pentastichs (Night cmlxiv.), represents a stanza of two distichs and a hemistich in monorhyme, the fifth line being the “bob” or burden: each succeeding stanza affects a new rhyme, except in the fifth line, e.g., aaaab + ccccb + ddddb and so forth. The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night
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