Exordium meaning

ĭg-zôrdē-əm, ĭk-sôr-
A beginning or introductory part, especially of a speech or treatise.
noun
1
0
The opening part of an oration, treatise, etc.
noun
0
0
noun
0
0
The introduction to a paper or discourse.
noun
0
0
Advertisement

Origin of exordium

  • Latin from exōrdīrī to begin ex- intensive pref. ex– ōrdīrī to begin ar- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Latin exōrdium (“beginning, commencement”), from exōrdior (“I begin, commence”), from ex (“out of, from”) + ōrdior (“I begin”).

    From Wiktionary