stichometry etymology

English word stichometry comes from English -metry (Forming nouns relating to measures and measurement.), Ancient Greek στίχος

Detailed word origin of stichometry

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-metry English (eng) Forming nouns relating to measures and measurement.
στίχος Ancient Greek (grc)
stichometry English (eng) The division of the text of a book into lines; a method of writing manuscripts used before punctuation was adopted.. The measurement of books in terms of how many lines of text they contain.

Words with the same origin as stichometry

Descendants of -metry
absorptiometry acidimetry anemometry archeometry bathymetry coulometry ergometry fluviometry heliometry isometry micrometry optometrist optometry phallometry photometry pneumatometry psychometry psychrometry scientometrist somatometry spectrometry telemetric telemetry zoometry