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enchiridion

[ en-kahy-rid-ee-uhn, -ki- ]
/ 藢蓻n ka瑟藞r瑟d i 蓹n, -k瑟- /
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noun, plural en路chi路rid路i路ons, en路chi路rid路i路a [en-kahy-rid-ee-uh, -ki-]. /藢蓻n ka瑟藞r瑟d i 蓹, -k瑟-/.
a handbook; manual.
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Origin of enchiridion

1535鈥45; <Late Latin <Greek encheir铆dion handbook, equivalent to en-en-2 + che铆r hand + -idion diminutive suffix
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British Dictionary definitions for enchiridion

enchiridion
/ (藢蓻nka瑟藞r瑟d瑟蓹n) /

noun plural -ions or -ia (-瑟蓹)
rare a handbook or manual

Word Origin for enchiridion

C16: from Late Latin, from Greek enkheiridion, from en- 虏 + kheir hand
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition 漏 William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 漏 HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
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