noun, plural en·chi·rid·i·ons, en·chi·rid·i·a [en-kahy-rid-ee-uh, -ki-] /ˌɛn kaɪˈrɪd i ə, -kɪ-/.
Origin of enchiridion
Examples from the Web for enchiridion
The earliest print of it that I have seen is that appended to the Enchiridion, &c. Basle, 1518.The Oxford Reformers|Frederic Seebohm
This is a valuable commentary on the Enchiridion by Simplicius, who lived in the time of the emperor Justinian.Thoughts of Marcus Aurelius Antoninus|Marcus Aurelius Antoninus
His Enchiridion ethicum and Enchiridion metaphysicum were the text books of the school.Cambridge|Mildred Anna Rosalie Tuker
Was there, then, any objection to his works: the Enchiridion, the Adagia?Erasmus and the Age of Reformation|Johan Huizinga
Erasmus says that the Enchiridion attracted little attention at first, but afterward had a great sale.Desiderius Erasmus of Rotterdam|Ephraim Emerton
noun plural -ions or -ia (-ɪə)
Word Origin for enchiridion
1540s, "a handbook," from Late Latin, from Greek enkheiridion, neuter of enkheiridios "that which is held in the hand," from en "in" (see en- (2)) + kheir "hand" (see chiro-) + diminutive suffix -idion.