source book

or source·book

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  1. an original writing, as a document, record, or diary, that supplies an authoritative basis for future writing, study, evaluation, etc.
  2. a volume containing a small collection of such writings, usually on a specific subject, used in research.

Origin of source book

An Americanism dating back to 1895–1900 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Related Words for source book

directory, almanac, thesaurus, dictionary, encyclopedia, atlas, wordbook

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