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See definition of sinistral on Dictionary.com
  • as inleft
  • as inleft-handed

synonyms for sinistral

  • larboard
  • port
  • south
  • hard to left
  • near
  • nigh side
  • portside
  • sinister

antonyms for sinistral

MOST RELEVANT
  • right
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How to use sinistral in a sentence

A genus of minute land shells, resembling Vertigo, but separated because they are dextral, while Vertigo is sinistral.
A CONCHOLOGICAL MANUALGEORGE BRETTINGHAM SOWERBY
Dextral animals, with shell coiled pseudo-sinistrally; operculum with sinistral spiral; pallial cavity dorsal.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 11, SLICE 5VARIOUS
Shell bulimoid, dextral or sinistral; radular teeth, expanded at their extremities and multicuspidate.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 11, SLICE 5VARIOUS
Visceral mass and shell sinistral; inferior pallial lobe very prominent, and transformed into a branchia.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 11, SLICE 5VARIOUS
If we were very fortunate, we might find a sinistral, or “left-handed” specimen.
OUR BRITISH SNAILSJOHN WILLIAM HORSLEY
Sinistral: Having the aperture of the shell at the left; opposite of dextral.
THE SEA-BEACH AT EBB-TIDEAUGUSTA FOOTE ARNOLD
The Mokis also are careful to stir medicines according to the sinistral circuit.
CURRENT SUPERSTITIONSVARIOUS
Gasteropod shells may be sinistral or dextral, according as the whorls turn to the left or right.
THE SEA-BEACH AT EBB-TIDEAUGUSTA FOOTE ARNOLD
The sinistral circuit is one in which the center is on the left hand, while the dextral circuit has its center to the right.
THE WINTER SOLSTICE ALTARS AT HANO PUEBLOJ. WALTER FEWKES
This is carried outward in a sinistral spiral to the noded shoulder.
ANCIENT POTTERY OF THE MISSISSIPPI VALLEYWILLIAM H. HOLMES
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO SINISTRAL

  • hard to left
  • larboard
  • near
  • nigh side
  • port
  • portside
  • sinister
  • sinistral
  • south
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