1. An ordinal number such as first, second and third.
    The most common numerals in Latin, as in English, are the "cardinals"...and the "ordinals"... — F. M. Wheelock, Wheelock’s Latin, 6th ed. revised (2005), p97
  2. A book used in the ordination of Anglican ministers, or in certain Roman Catholic services


  1. Of a number, indicating position in a sequence.
  2. Of or relating to the groupings called orders.

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