miscatalog

verb mis·cat·a·log \ ˌmis-ˈka-tə-ˌlȯg , -ˌläg \
variants: or miscatalogue

Definition of miscatalog

miscataloged or miscatalogued; miscataloging or miscataloguing
: to catalog (something) incorrectly
  • a novel that was miscataloged as nonfiction
  • … several specimens had been collected and preserved in science museums around the country, but most had been miscataloged as olingos, their larger, more common kin.
  • —Martha Quillin

First Known Use of miscatalog

1872

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