ordo

noun
or·​do | \ ˈȯr-(ˌ)dō How to pronounce ordo (audio) \
plural ordos or ordines\ ˈȯr-​də-​ˌnēz How to pronounce ordo (audio) \

Definition of ordo

: a list of offices and feasts of the Roman Catholic Church for each day of the year

Examples of ordo in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Indeed, the legend on the Great Seal of the United States, a novus ordo seclorum — a new order for the ages — was borrowed from the Aeneid. Joseph Loconte, National Review, 12 Sep. 2021

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First Known Use of ordo

1849, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for ordo

Medieval Latin, from Latin, order

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Ordnung

ordo

ordonnance

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“Ordo.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ordo. Accessed 24 Jan. 2022.

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