field guide

noun
|Updated on: 20 Jul 2018

Definition of field guide

: an illustrated manual for identifying natural objects, flora, or fauna in nature

Examples of field guide in a Sentence

  1. a field guide to the birds

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First Known Use of field guide

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  • : a book that helps you to identify birds, plants, animals, rocks, etc.


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