vade mecum

noun va·de me·cum \ˌvā-dē-ˈmē-kəm, ˌvä-dē-ˈmā-\
plural vade mecums

Definition of VADE MECUM

:  a book for ready reference :  manual
:  something regularly carried about by a person

Origin of VADE MECUM

Latin, go with me
First Known Use: 1629


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