sinistrous


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sin·is·trous

 (sĭn′ĭ-strəs, sĭ-nĭs′trəs)
adj. Archaic
Sinister; inauspicious.

sin′is·trous·ly adv.

sinistrous

(ˈsɪnɪstrəs)
adj
1. sinister or ill-omened
2. (Anatomy) sinistral
3. (Zoology) sinistral
ˈsinistrously adv

sin•is•trous

(ˈsɪn ə strəs)

adj.
1. ill-omened; unlucky; disastrous.
2. sinistral; left.
[1550–60; < Latin sinistr-, s. of sinister (see sinister) + -ous]
sin′is•trous•ly, adv.
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