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
British Dictionary definitions for enchiridion
noun plural -ions or -ia (-ɪə)
Word Origin for enchiridion
Word Origin and History 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.