dictionary catalog


Definition of dictionary catalog

: a catalog having its entries (such as author, title, or subject) arranged in a single alphabet

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First Known Use of dictionary catalog

1869, in the meaning defined above

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“Dictionary catalog.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dictionary%20catalog. Accessed 25 Oct. 2020.

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