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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Turning or twisting the plane of polarization towards the left, as in levulose, levotartaric acid, etc.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Turning or twisting the plane of polarization of light towards the left, as levulose, levotartaric acid, etc.; levorotatory.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Causing to turn toward the left hand: as, a levogyrate crystal—that is, one that turns the rays to the right in the polarization of light. See dextrogyrate.

Etymologies

levo- +‎ gyrate (Wiktionary)

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