Definition of dextera, dextra
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Orthography ID = 1004535
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LEM
dextera, dexterae
(dextra, dextrae)
dexter, sc. manus
noun (f., 1st declension)
  1. the right hand
  2. the right side
  3. the hand
  4. [figuratively] a pledge of friendship
Abbreviations
dextera or dextra ae, f dexter, sc. manus, the right hand: Cedo dextram, T.: eius dextram, prendit, Cs.: per dexteram te istam oro: dexterae, quae fidei testes esse solebant: fidem dextrā dare, N.: si Pergama dextrā Defendi possent, i. e. by valor, V.: ut suā urbs periret dexterā, i. e. by civil war, H.: rubens, H.

—The right side: hinc ab dexterā Venire, T.: erat ab dextrā rupes aspera, S.: dextrā sinistrā omnibus occisis, on every side, S.: dextrā laevāque, O.: concede ad dexteram, T.

—The hand: omne sacrum rapiente dextrā, H.

—Fig., a pledge of friendship: quae (Graecia) tendit dexteram Italiae.
 
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