index rerum

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin: index + rerum.

Noun[edit]

index rerum (plural index rerums)

  1. A tabulated and alphabetized notebook, for systematic preservation of items, quotations, etc.
  2. An index of subjects; used when a work contains multiple indices, such as one for personal names (index nominum), places (index locorum), or words (index verborum)

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