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.
Etymology: LL directorium (as DIRECT)
Oxford English vocab. Оксфордский английский словарь. 2012