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Adjective: sinistral  si-ni-strul
  1. Of or on the left
    "a sinistral gastropod shell with the apex upward has its opening on the left when facing the observer"; "a sinistral flatfish lies with the left eye uppermost"
  2. Preferring to use left foot, hand or eye
    "sinistral individuals exhibit dominance of the left hand and eye"

See also: anticlockwise [Brit], contraclockwise [non-standard], counterclockwise [N. Amer], left-handed, sinister, sinistrorsal, sinistrorse

Antonym: dextral

Encyclopedia: Sinistral