un·​cat·​a·​logued | \ ˌən-ˈka-tə-ˌlȯgd How to pronounce uncatalogued (audio) , -ˌlägd \
variants: or less commonly uncataloged

Definition of uncatalogued

: not cataloged: such as
a : not listed in a catalog an uncatalogued asteroid
b : not classified descriptively uncatalogued books

Examples of uncatalogued in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web While the disease, which has been declared by the health authorities from 40 to 90 percent fatal, remain uncatalogued, every effort was being made in municipal laboratories to seek relief for the suffering victim. San Diego Union-Tribune, "From the Archives: In 1924 people were dying of plague in Los Angeles," 1 Nov. 2020 Each takes snapshots of the firmament across several consecutive nights, then uses a computer to look for any uncatalogued objects that slowly change position. Lee Billings, Scientific American, "Looking for Planet Nine, Astronomers Gaze into the Abyss," 22 Mar. 2018

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First Known Use of uncatalogued

1837, in the meaning defined above

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“Uncatalogued.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/uncatalogued. Accessed 21 Apr. 2021.

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