uncatalogued

adjective

un·​cat·​a·​logued ˌən-ˈka-tə-ˌlȯgd How to pronounce uncatalogued (audio)
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variants or less commonly uncataloged
: 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 Americans, Evans lamented, seemed more curious about what might live on Mars than about the many uncatalogued creatures living right beneath their feet. Elizabeth Kolbert, The New Yorker, 13 Mar. 2023 The charge was hard to answer; the court records that could have answered the question sat uncatalogued and largely untouched in the national archives. Joan Acocella, The New Yorker, 6 Feb. 2023 Scientists determined that two teeth, left uncatalogued in a museum for decades, belong to a long-extinct European panda. Fionna M. D. Samuels, Scientific American, 3 Oct. 2022 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, 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, 22 Mar. 2018

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Word History

First Known Use

1837, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of uncatalogued was in 1837

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“Uncatalogued.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/uncatalogued. Accessed 16 Jul. 2024.

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