from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Rising spirally from right to left (of the observer); sinistrorse.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Rising spirally from right to left (of the spectator); sinistrorse.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Same as sinistrorse. G. Johnston, tr. of Cuvier's Règne Animal.

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

  • adj. spiraling upward from right to left


Latin sinistrorsus, sinistroversus, turned toward the left side; sinister left + vertere, vortere, versum, vorsum, to turn. (Wiktionary)



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