destro

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin dexter, dextrum.

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destro m ‎(feminine singular destra, masculine plural destri, feminine plural destre)

  1. right, right-hand
  2. clever, able, dexterous
  3. crafty

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destro m ‎(plural destri)

  1. (boxing) right
  2. (soccer) right foot
  3. opportunity, chance

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese destro, from Latin dexter, dextrum, from Proto-Indo-European *deḱs-. Cognate with Galician destro, Spanish diestro, Catalan destre, French dextre (Old French destre) and Italian destro.

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Adjective[edit]

destro m ‎(feminine singular destra, masculine plural destros, feminine plural destras, comparable)

  1. right-handed (more skillful with one’s right hand)
  2. dexterous (skillful with one’s hands)
  3. expert (having exceptional skill in a field)
  4. smart; astute (knowledgeable in practical matters)

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Noun[edit]

destro m (plural destros, feminine destra, feminine plural destras)

  1. a right-handed person
  2. a dexterous person
  3. expert (person with exceptional skill in a field)
  4. an astute person

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