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ambidextrous

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Etymology

ambi- + [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] dexter (right) + -ous (as if both hands are like the right hand, which is the stronger hand in most people).

Adjective

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Positive
ambidextrous

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  1. Having equal ability in both hands; in particular, able to write equally well with both hands.
  2. (humorous) Of a person, bisexual.

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