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ordinal

noun or·di·nal \ ˈȯrd-nəl , ˈȯr-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
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[Late Latin ordinalis, from ordinalis, adjective]
:ordinal number

First Known Use of ordinal

14th century

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ordinal

adjective

Definition of ordinal

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

Origin and Etymology of ordinal

Late Latin ordinalis, from Latin ordin-, ordo

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ORDINAL Defined for Kids

ordinal

noun or·di·nal \ ˈȯr-də-nəl \

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