What does sinistrorse mean?

Definitions for sinistrorse
ˈsɪn əˌstrɔrs, sɪˈnɪs trɔrs, ˌsɪn əˈstrɔrssin·istrorse

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. sinistrorse, sinistrorsaladjective

    spiraling upward from right to left

    "sinistrorse vines"

Webster Dictionary

  1. Sinistrorseadjective

    turning to the left (of the spectator) in the ascending line; -- the opposite of dextrorse. See Dextrorse

  2. Etymology: [See Sinistrolsal.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Sinistrorse

    sin′is-trors, adj. rising from left to right, as a spiral line.—Also Sinistrors′al. [L. sinistrorsus, sinistroversus, towards the left side—sinister, left, vertĕre, versum, to turn.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of sinistrorse in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of sinistrorse in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3


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