catalog
I. noun or catalogue Etymology: Middle English cathaloge, cateloge, from Middle French catalogue, from Late Latin catalogus, from Greek katalogos, from katalegein to list, enumerate, from kata- + legein to gather, speak — more at legend Date: 15th century 1. list, register 2. a. a complete enumeration of items arranged systematically with descriptive details b. a pamphlet or book that contains such a list c. material in such a list II. verb or catalogue (-loged or -logued; -loging or -loguing) Date: 1598 transitive verb 1. to make a catalog of 2. a. to enter in a catalog b. to classify (as books or information) descriptively intransitive verb 1. to make or work on a catalog 2. to become listed in a catalog at a specified price <
this stamp catalogs at $2
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cataloger or cataloguer noun

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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