ordinal


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Ordinal \Or"di*nal\, a. [L. ordinalis, fr. ordo, ordinis, order.
   See Order.]
   1. Indicating order or succession; as, the ordinal numbers,
      first, second, third, etc. Contrasted to cardinal.
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   2. Of or pertaining to an order.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Ordinal \Or"di*nal\, n.
   1. A word or number denoting order or succession.
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   2. (Ch. of Eng.) The book of forms for making, ordaining, and
      consecrating bishops, priests, and deacons.
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   3. (R. C. Ch.) A book containing the rubrics of the Mass.
      [Written also ordinale.]
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