from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Turning from the left to the right, in the ascending line, as in the spiral inclination of the stem of the common morning-glory.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Same as dextrorse.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. spiraling upward from left to right


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  • Though the bean always insists on a sinistrorsal growth, as B, the hop prefers to climb in a dextrorsal manner, as A.

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  • Dextrose and dextrorsal are botanical words referring to climbing plants which twine upwards in a spiral from left to right.

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