miscatalog

verb
mis·​cat·​a·​log | \ ˌmis-ˈka-tə-ˌlȯg How to pronounce miscatalog (audio) , -ˌläg \
variants: or miscatalogue
miscataloged or miscatalogued; miscataloging or miscataloguing

Definition of miscatalog

transitive verb

: 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, in the meaning defined above

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“Miscatalog.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/miscatalog. Accessed 28 January 2020.

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