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/ ˈɔr dnˌænd /
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Ecclesiastical. a candidate for ordination.
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Origin of ordinand
1835–45; <Late Latin ordinandus, gerundive of ordināre to ordain
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British Dictionary definitions for ordinand
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Christianity a candidate for ordination
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