sinistr-

combining form

variants or sinistro-
1
a
: left
sinistrad
b
: better developed in or using preferentially the left
sinistrocular
2
: levorotatory
sinistrin

Word History

Etymology

Medieval Latin, from Latin sinistr-, sinister left, on the left side

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“Sinistr-.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sinistr-. Accessed 27 Feb. 2024.

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