1) A controlled and structured list of terms or descriptors usually
with a cross-reference system used in subject analysis and information
retrieval in a particular field.
From L. thesaurus "treasury, treasure," from Gk. thesauros "treasure, treasury, storehouse," from root of tithenai "to put, to place," → thesis.
Vâžganj, from vâž, → word, + ganj "treasure," from Mid.Pers. ganj "treasure."