roster
noun Etymology: Dutch rooster, literally, gridiron; from the parallel lines Date: 1727 1. a. a roll or list of personnel b. such a list giving the order in which a duty is to be performed <
a duty roster
>
c. the persons listed on a roster 2. an itemized list

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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