manuduction

noun man·u·duc·tion \ˌmanyəˈdəkshən\

Definition of manuduction

plural

-s

  1. 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. 2 :  something that guides or leads :  introduction a pleasant and scholarly manuduction into alchemical byways — F. O. Taylor

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Origin and Etymology of 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 — more at tow


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