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enchiridion (n.)

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" (from PIE root *ghes- "the hand") + diminutive suffix -idion.

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Definitions of enchiridion

enchiridion (n.)
a concise reference book providing specific information about a subject or location;
Synonyms: handbook / vade mecum
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