back matter

noun Printing.
the parts of a book that appear after the main text, as bibliography, index, and appendixes.
Also called end matter.
Compare front matter.

1945–50 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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back matter
Also called: end matter the parts of a book, such as the index and appendices, that follow the main text

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