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dexter

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adjective dex·ter \ˈdek-stər\

Definition of dexter

  1. 1 :  relating to or situated on the right

  2. 2 :  being or relating to the side of a heraldic shield at the right of the person bearing it

dexter adverb


Origin of dexter

Latin; akin to Old High German zeso situated on the right, Greek dexios


First Known Use: 1562


Medical Dictionary

dexter

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adjective dex·ter \ˈdek-stər\

Medical Definition of dexter

  1. :  relating to or situated on the right <the dexter wing of a fowl>

dexter adverb



Learn More about dexter

  1. Medical Dictionary: Definition of "dexter" Britannica.com: Encyclopedia article about "dexter"


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