I have somewhere read that God created Adam, the nomenclator, saying to him: You are the story-teller.
He wished at first to produce a modern edition of Steudel's nomenclator.
The latter contained a list of all the authors named in the nomenclator, with notices of their works.
This explains the extreme penury of history outside the dry descriptions of the nomenclator.
This praise might well be applied to himself if it were only for his wonderful "nomenclator literarius theologi catholic."
Diomed, who was rather ceremonious, had appointed a nomenclator, or appointer of places to each guest.
I use Agassiz's nomenclator; at least two-thirds of the dates in the Cirripedia are grossly wrong.
A nomenclator was a slave who attended a great noble in his walk through the city to remind him of the names of those whom he met.
We dont know their names, and have to keep a nomenclator to tell us.
The true business of a nomenclator is not to enlarge his list, but to form rational comparisons in order to contract it.