ordinant

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

ordinant (plural ordinants)

  1. (obsolete) One who ordains.

Adjective[edit]

ordinant (comparative more ordinant, superlative most ordinant)

  1. Ordaining; decreeing.
    • 1872, John Ruskin, The Relation of Art to Morals
      Then imagine that muscular firmness and subtlety, and the instantaneously selective and ordinant energy of the brain, sustained all day long, not only without fatigue, but with a visible joy in the exertion,
    • c. 1600, William Shakespeare, Hamlet Act V
      Why, even in that was heaven ordinant.
      I had my father's signet in my purse,

Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

ōrdinant

  1. third-person plural present active indicative of ōrdinō