Meaning of DIRECTORY in English
n. (pl. -ies) 1 a book listing alphabetically or thematically a particular group of individuals (e.g. telephone subscribers) or organizations with various details. 2 (Directory) hist. the revolutionary executive of five persons in power in France 1795-9. 3 a book of rules, esp. for the order of private or public worship.
[ LL directorium (as DIRECT) ]
Concise Oxford English dictionary. Краткий оксфордский словарь английского языка. 2012