catalogue raisonné

noun
catalogue rai·son·né | \-ˌrā-zə-ˈnā \
plural catalogues raisonnés\-ˌlȯg(z)-ˌrā-zə-ˈnā \

Definition of catalogue raisonné 

: a systematic annotated catalog especially : a critical bibliography

First Known Use of catalogue raisonné

1784, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for catalogue raisonné

French, literally, reasoned catalog

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