Ornamental



[awr-nuh-men-tl] /ˌɔr nəˈmɛn tl/

adjective
1.
used or grown for :
ornamental plants.
2.
providing ; decorative.
3.
of or relating to .
noun
4.
something ornamental; decoration; adornment.
5.
a plant cultivated for decorative purposes.
/ˌɔːnəˈmɛntəl/
adjective
1.
of value as an ornament; decorative
2.
(of a plant) used to decorate houses, gardens, etc
noun
3.
a plant cultivated for show or decoration
adj.

1640s, partly formed in English from ornament (n.) + -al (1); partly from Latin ornamentalis, from ornamentum.

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