Ornamentation



[awr-nuh-men-tey-shuh n, ‐muh n‐] /ˌɔr nə mɛnˈteɪ ʃən, ‐mən‐/

noun
1.
the act of .
2.
the state of being .
3.
something with which a thing is ; embellishment.
4.
collectively.
n.

1839, noun of action from ornament (v.).

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