Ordo definition

ôrdō
(Roman Catholicism) A calendar which prescribes the Mass and office which is to be celebrated each day.
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(eccles.) An annual calendar that gives directions for each day's Mass and Office.
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(music) A musical phrase constructed from one or more statements of one modal pattern and ending in a rest.
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An annual calendar containing instructions for the Mass and office to be celebrated on each day of the year.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
ordo
Plural:
ordines, Ordos

Origin of ordo

  • Medieval Latin ōrdō from Latin order ar- in Indo-European roots

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

  • From Latin ōrdō.

    From Wiktionary