ordinal

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[ awr-dn-uh l ]
/ ˈɔr dn əl /

adjective

of or relating to an order, as of animals or plants.
of or relating to order, rank, or position in a series.

noun

an ordinal number or numeral.

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Origin of ordinal

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1590–1600; < Late Latin ōrdinālis in order equivalent to Latin ōrdin- (stem of ōrdō) order + -ālis -al1

OTHER WORDS FROM ordinal

or·di·nal·ly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for ordinally

ordinal
/ (ˈɔːdɪnəl) /

adjective

denoting a certain position in a sequence of numbers
of, relating to, or characteristic of an order in biological classification

noun

short for ordinal number
a book containing the forms of services for the ordination of ministers
RC Church a service book

Word Origin for ordinal

C14: (in the sense: orderly): from Late Latin ordinalis denoting order or place in a series, from Latin ordō order
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