cross-index

verb
cross-in·​dex | \ ˈkrȯs-ˈin-ˌdeks How to pronounce cross-index (audio) \
cross-indexed; cross-indexing; cross-indexes

Definition of cross-index

transitive verb

1 : to index (an item) under a second or under more than one heading
2 : to supply with a cross-referenced index cross-index a book

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cross-index noun

First Known Use of cross-index

1892, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Cross-index.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cross-index. Accessed 15 December 2019.

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