manual

[ man-yoo-uh l ]
/ ˈmæn yu əl /

adjective

noun

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Origin of manual

1375–1425; < Latin manuālis (adj.), manuāle (noun) (something) that can be held in the hand (manu(s) hand + -ālis, -āle -al1, -al2); replacing late Middle English manuel < Middle French < Latin, as above

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British Dictionary definitions for manual

manual
/ (ˈmænjʊəl) /

adjective

noun

Derived forms of manual

manually, adverb

Word Origin for manual

C15: via Old French from Latin manuālis, from manus hand
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