sinistral

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English[edit]

Adjective[edit]

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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Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [zinɪsˈtʀaːl]
  • Hyphenation: si‧nis‧t‧ral

Adjective[edit]

sinistral (not comparable)

  1. sinistral

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