The definition of a catalog is a list of something, or a book or pamphlet containing a list.(noun)
Catalog means to make a list, be part of a list or to classify.(verb)
An example of catalog is to reshelve books in their correct category in a library.
See catalog in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: Fr catalogue < LL catalogus < Gr katalogos, a list, register < katalegein, to reckon, list < kata-, down, completely + legein, to say, count: see logic
See catalog in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English cathaloge, list, register
Origin: , from Old French catalogue
Origin: , from Late Latin catalogus
Origin: , from Greek katalogos
Origin: , from katalegein, to list
Origin: : kata-, down, off; see cata-
Origin: + legein, to count; see leg- in Indo-European roots.
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