[ awr-doh ]
/ ˈɔr doʊ /
noun, plural or·di·nes [awr-dn-eez] /ˈɔr dnˌiz/.
Roman Catholic Church. a booklet containing short and abbreviated directions for the contents of the office and Mass of each day in the year.
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Origin of ordo
1840–50; < Medieval Latin ōrdō, Latin: series, row, order
Words nearby ordo
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Example sentences from the Web for ordines
Entomologia Carniolica exhibens insecta Carnioli indigena et distributa in ordines, genera, species, varietates methodo Linneana.An Introduction to Entomology: Vol. IV (of 4)|William Kirby
To the naturæ rationabiles, which have different species and ordines, human souls also belong.History of Dogma, Volume 2 (of 7)|Adolph Harnack