enchiridion

[ en-kahy-rid-ee-uh n, -ki- ]
/ ˌɛn kaɪˈrɪd i ən, -kɪ- /

noun, plural en·chi·rid·i·ons, en·chi·rid·i·a [en-kahy-rid-ee-uh, -ki-] /ˌɛn kaɪˈrɪd i ə, -kɪ-/.

a handbook; manual.

Origin of enchiridion

1535–45; < Late Latin < Greek encheirídion handbook, equivalent to en- en-2 + cheír hand + -idion diminutive suffix
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enchiridion

/ (ˌɛnkaɪˈrɪdɪən) /

noun plural -ions or -ia (-ɪə)

rare a handbook or manual

Word Origin for enchiridion

C16: from Late Latin, from Greek enkheiridion, from en- ² + kheir hand
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