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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“Manuduction.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Oct. 2020.

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