Definition of enchiridion in English:
noun (plural enchiridions or enchiridia ˌɛnkʌɪˈrɪdɪə)formal
A book containing essential information on a subject.
- I also wrote a book on Faith, Hope, and Charity, at the request of the person to whom I addressed it, that he might have a work of mine which should never be out of his hands, such as the Greeks call an Enchiridion (Handbook).
Late Middle English: via late Latin from Greek enkheiridion, from en- 'within' + kheir 'hand' + the diminutive suffix -idion.
Words that rhyme with enchiridionascidian, Derridean, Dravidian, Euclidean, Floridian, Gideon, Lydian, meridian, Numidian, obsidian, Pisidian, quotidian, viridian
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