ambidextrous ADJECTIVE able to use the right and left hands equally well.
DERIVATIVES ambidexterity noun ambidextrously adverb ambidextrousness noun.
ORIGIN from Latin ambi- 'on both sides' + dexter 'right-handed' .

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