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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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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