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ambidextrous

adjective am·bi·dex·trous \ˌam-bi-ˈdek-strəs\

: able to use both hands equally well

Full Definition of AMBIDEXTROUS

1
:  using both hands with equal ease
2
:  unusually skillful :  versatile
3
:  characterized by duplicity :  double-dealing
am·bi·dex·trous·ly adverb

Origin of AMBIDEXTROUS

Late Latin ambidexter, from Latin ambi- + dexter right-hand — more at dexter
First Known Use: 1646

ambidextrous

adjective am·bi·dex·trous \ˌam-bi-ˈdek-strəs\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of AMBIDEXTROUS

:  using both hands with equal ease
am·bi·dex·trous·ly adverb

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