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sinistral

sin·is·tral

sinistral

 
pronunciation:
sI nih strl
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: on or of the left side; left. (Cf. dextral.)
similar words:
sinister
definition 2: left-handed.
definition 3: designating or concerning a gastropod shell that has its opening to the left of an observer when the pointed end is upward.
derivation: sinistrally (adv.)