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1ordinal

noun or·di·nal \ˈrd-nəl, ˈr-də-nəl\

Definition of ORDINAL

1
capitalized [Middle English, from Medieval Latin ordinale, from Late Latin, neuter of ordinalis] :  a book of rites for the ordination of deacons, priests, and bishops
2
[Late Latin ordinalis, from ordinalis, adjective] :  ordinal number

First Known Use of ORDINAL

14th century

Other Number-Related Terms

jubilee, myriad, quarantine, score, twain

2ordinal

adjective

Definition of ORDINAL

1
:  of a specified order or rank in a series
2
:  of or relating to a taxonomic order

Origin of ORDINAL

Late Latin ordinalis, from Latin ordin-, ordo
First Known Use: 1599

Other Mathematics and Statistics Terms

abscissa, denominator, divisor, equilateral, exponent, hypotenuse, logarithm, oblique, radii, rhomb

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