Definition of dextral

Scrabble & Words with friends points


  • dextral is a valid Scrabble US word with a point value of 15
  • dextral is a valid Scrabble UK word with a point value of 15
  • dextral is a valid Words with friends word with a point value of 16

Definition of dextral


  • of or on the right (adjective)

    Examples

    1. a dextral gastropod shell with the apex upward has its opening on the right when facing the observer
    2. a dextral flatfish lies with the right eye uppermost
  • preferring to use right foot or hand or eye (adjective)

    Examples

    1. dextral individuals exhibit dominance of the right hand and eye

See definition of dextral in Merriam Webster

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