|1.||of, relating to, or located on the left side, esp the left side of the body|
|2.||a technical term for left-handed|
|3.||(of the shells of certain gastropod molluscs) coiling in a clockwise direction from the apex|
|[C15 (in the obsolete sense: adverse, evil); C19 (in current senses): from Medieval Latin sinistrālis. See |
sinistral sin·is·tral (sĭn'ĭ-strəl, sĭ-nĭs'trəl)
Of, facing, or located on the left side; left.