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  • sinistrorsely — See sinistrorse. * * * …   Universalium

  • sinistrorsely — adv. from right to left (Botany) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • sinistrorsely — adverb see sinistrorse * * * sinistrorseˈly adverb • • • Main Entry: ↑sinistrorse …   Useful english dictionary

  • sinistrorse — sinistrorsely /sin euh strawrs lee, sin euh strawrs /, adv. /sin euh strawrs , si nis trawrs, sin euh strawrs /, adj. Bot. (from a point of view at the center of the spiral) rising spirally in a counterclockwise manner, as a stem (opposed to… …   Universalium

  • sinistrorse — [sin′is trôrs΄] adj. [ModL sinistrorsus < L, contr. of sinistrovorsus < sinister, to the left (see SINISTER) + versus, vorsus (see VERSE)] Bot. twining upward while constantly turning to the left, as the stems of some vines do: opposed to… …   English World dictionary

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