catalogue raisonné

noun
cat·​a·​logue rai·​son·​né | \ ˈka-tə-ˌlȯg-ˌrā-zə-ˈnā How to pronounce catalogue raisonné (audio) , -ˌläg\
plural catalogues raisonnés\ ˈka-​tə-​ˌlȯg(z)-​ˌrā-​zə-​ˈnā How to pronounce catalogues raisonnés (audio) , -​ˌläg(z)-​ \

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

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about catalogue raisonné

Statistics for catalogue raisonné

Look-up Popularity

Time Traveler for catalogue raisonné

The first known use of catalogue raisonné was in 1784

See more words from the same year

More from Merriam-Webster on catalogue raisonné

Rhyming Dictionary: Words that rhyme with catalogue raisonné

Comments on catalogue raisonné

What made you want to look up catalogue raisonné? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

recurring in steady succession

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Musical Words Quiz

  • gramophone
  • Which word describes a musical performance marked by the absence of instrumental accompaniment?
True or False

Test your knowledge - and maybe learn something along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!