From Old Portuguese sẽestro, from Latin sinister, sinistrum (“left”), through a Vulgar Latin root *sinexter, sinextrum, from contamination with dexter (“right”), whence Portuguese destro. Cognate with Spanish siniestro, Old French senestre, old Italian sinestro. Compare also the borrowed doublet sinistro.
sestro (not comparable)
- Relating to or located on the left side.
- Synonym: esquerdo
- inauspicious; ominous (being a bad omen)
- Synonym: agourento
sestro m (plural sestros)