dexter
adjective Etymology: Latin; akin to Old High German zeso situated on the right, Greek dexios Date: 1562 1. relating to or situated on the right 2. being or relating to the side of a heraldic shield at the right of the person bearing it • dexter adverb

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  • Dexter — Dex ter (d[e^]ks t[ e]r), a. [L.,; akin to Gr. ?, ?, Skr. dakshi[.n]a (cf. daksh to be strong, suit); Goth. taihswa, OHG. zeso. Cf. {Dexterous}.] 1. Pertaining to, or situated on, the right hand; right, as opposed to {sinister}, or {left}. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • dexter — DÉXTER, Ă, dexteri, e, adj. (Latinism) Abil, îndemânatic. – Din lat. dexter. Trimis de IoanSoleriu, 17.07.2004. Sursa: DEX 98  déxter adj. m., pl. déxteri; f. sg. déxteră, pl. déxtere …   Dicționar Român

  • Dexter — (Теплице,Чехия) Категория отеля: Адрес: Vrchlického 701/16, Теплице, 41501, Чехия Оп …   Каталог отелей

  • Dexter — (от лат. правый, ловкий, умелый)  распространённое иноязычное слово, которое может означать: Декстер  американский телесериал. Dexter (робот)  исследовательский проект по созданию двуногого робота гуманоида компании Anybots. Dexter …   Википедия

  • Dexter — Dex ter, n. [Prob. so named after the original breeder.] One of a breed of small hardy cattle originating from the Kerry breed of Ireland, valuable both for beef and milk. They are usually chiefly black, sometimes red, and somewhat resemble a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Dexter — m English (mainly U.S.): transferred use of the surname. Although this is now a male given name, the word that gave rise to the surname originally denoted a female dyer, from Old English dēag dye + estre feminine suffix of agent nouns. However,… …   First names dictionary

  • Dexter — masc. proper name, from L. dexter on the right hand (see DEXTERITY (Cf. dexterity)). Cf. also BENJAMIN (Cf. Benjamin) …   Etymology dictionary

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