ordo

Latin

noun
Definitions
  • a methodical series, arrangement, or order; regular line, row, or series
  • a class, station, condition, rank
  • a group (of people) of the same class, caste, station, or rank ("vir senatorii ordinis")
  • (military) A rank or line of soldiers; band, troop, company
  • (military) command, captaincy, generalship

Etymology

Derived from Proto-Italic *ord-on- (order, row) derived from Proto-Indo-European *h₂or-d-.

Origin

Proto-Indo-European

*h₂or-d-

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