Definition of field guide in English:

field guide

Syllabification: field guide

noun

A book for the identification of birds, flowers, minerals, or other things in their natural environment.
More example sentences
  • Wildlife officials identified the rare species of the turtle, Batagur baska, from photographs in an old field guide.
  • Between 1894 and 1931, she authored twenty-seven books including field guides, natural history books, nature stories for children, and novels.
  • Kenn Kaufman is the author of eight books on nature, including Kingbird Highway and field guides to North American birds, butterflies and mammals.

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