enchiridion

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

Origin of enchiridion

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

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enchiridion

/ (ˌɛnkaɪˈrɪdɪən) /


nounplural -ions or -ia (-ɪə)
  1. rare a handbook or manual

Origin of enchiridion

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

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