manuduction

noun
man·u·duc·tion | \ ˌmanyəˈdəkshən \
plural -s

Definition of manuduction 

1 : the act of guiding or leading (as by the hand) the ground over which he had accepted my hurried manuduction —W. E. Gladstone

2 : something that guides or leads : introduction a pleasant and scholarly manuduction into alchemical byways —F. O. Taylor

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History and Etymology for manuduction

Medieval Latin manuduction-, manuductio, from Latin manus hand + duction-, ductio action of leading, from ductus (past participle of ducere to lead) + -ion-, -io -ion

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