sinistral

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sinistral (not comparable)

  1. Of, facing, or on the left side.
  2. Left-handed.
  3. (zoology, of certain spiral shells) Having the whorls of the spire revolving or rising to the left; reversed.
  4. (geology) Having left lateral fault movement.

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  • (of, facing, or on the left side): dextral

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