Definitions of enchiridion
  1. noun
    a concise reference book providing specific information about a subject or location
    synonyms: handbook, vade mecum
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    a small handbook
    a book regarded as authoritative in its field
    guide, guidebook
    something that offers basic information or instruction
    ready reckoner, reckoner
    a handbook of tables used to facilitate computation
    consuetudinal, consuetudinary
    a manual describing the customs of a particular group (especially the ceremonial practices of a monastic order)
    a manual of black magic (for invoking spirits and demons)
    book of instructions, instruction manual, instructions, operating instructions
    a manual usually accompanying a technical device and explaining how to install or operate it
    reference manual
    a manual containing information organized in a summary manner
    sex manual
    a manual containing instruction in sexual techniques; intended to enhance the reader's sexual life
    field guide
    a guidebook describing natural objects of some type that might be encountered in the field
    a guidebook describing the roads of a country; contains maps and (sometimes) a gazetteer
    itinerary, travel guidebook
    a guidebook for travelers
    type of:
    book of facts, reference, reference book, reference work
    a book to which you can refer for authoritative facts
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