boustrophedonic(redirected from boustrophedonicly)
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An ancient method of writing in which the lines are inscribed alternately from right to left and from left to right.
[From Greek boustrophēdon, turning like an ox while plowing : bous, ox; see gwou- in Indo-European roots + strophē, a turning (from strephein, to turn; see streb(h)- in Indo-European roots).]
bou·stroph′e·don′ic (-strŏf′ĭ-dŏn′ĭk) adj.
of or relating to lines written in opposite directions
|Adj.||1.||boustrophedonic - of or relating to writing alternate lines in opposite directions|