US catalog

/ (ˈkætəˌlɒɡ) /

  1. a complete, usually alphabetical list of items, often with notes giving details

  2. a book, usually illustrated, containing details of items for sale, esp as used by mail-order companies

  1. a list of all the books or resources of a library

  2. US and Canadian a publication issued by a university, college, etc, listing courses offered, regulations, services, etc

  3. NZ a list of wool lots prepared for auction

verb-logues, -loguing or -logued or US -logs, -loging or -loged
  1. to compile a catalogue of (a library)

  2. to add (books, items, etc) to an existing catalogue

Origin of catalogue

C15: from Late Latin catalogus, from Greek katalogos, from katalegein to list, from kata- completely + legein to collect

Derived forms of catalogue

  • cataloguer or cataloguist, noun

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