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catalogue raisonné

[kat-l-awg rez-uh-ney, -og; French ka-ta-lawg re-zaw-ney] /ˈkæt lˌɔg ˌrɛz əˈneɪ, -ˌɒg; French ka ta lɔg rɛ zɔˈneɪ/
noun, plural catalogues raisonnés
[kat-l-awgz rez-uh-ney, -ogz; French ka-ta-lawg re-zaw-ney] /ˈkæt lˌɔgz ˌrɛz əˈneɪ, -ˌɒgz; French ka ta lɔg rɛ zɔˈneɪ/ (Show IPA)
a catalog, as of paintings or books, with notes or commentary on the items listed; a classified, descriptive catalog.
Origin of catalogue raisonné
1775-85; < French: literally, reasoned catalog Unabridged
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catalogue raisonné

/katalɔɡ rɛzɔne/
a descriptive catalogue, esp one covering works of art in an exhibition or collection
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