main droite

adverb (or adjective)

: with the right hand
used as a direction in keyboard music
abbreviation M.D.

Word History


French, literally, right hand, from main hand (from Latin manus) + droite, feminine of droit right, direct, straight, from Latin directus direct, straight (adjective)

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“Main droite.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 7 Dec. 2023.

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