[awr-nuh-men-tl] /ˌɔr nəˈmɛn tl/
used or grown for :
providing ; decorative.
of or relating to .
something ornamental; decoration; adornment.
a plant cultivated for decorative purposes.
of value as an ornament; decorative
(of a plant) used to decorate houses, gardens, etc
a plant cultivated for show or decoration
1640s, partly formed in English from ornament (n.) + -al (1); partly from Latin ornamentalis, from ornamentum.
[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.).
[awr-nuh-men-tid, -muh n-] /ˈɔr nəˌmɛn tɪd, -mən-/ adjective, Typography. 1. (of a character) highly embellished or ornate; altered by embellishment. [noun awr-nuh-muh nt; verb awr-nuh-ment, -muh nt] /noun ˈɔr nə mənt; verb ˈɔr nəˌmɛnt, -mənt/ noun 1. an accessory, article, or detail used to beautify the appearance of something to which it is added or […]
1 Chr. 21:15. (See ARAUNAH.)
[awr-neyt] /ɔrˈneɪt/ adjective 1. elaborately or sumptuously adorned, often excessively or showily so: They bought an ornate Louis XIV sofa. 2. embellished with rhetoric; florid or high-flown: an ornate style of writing. /ɔːˈneɪt/ adjective 1. heavily or elaborately decorated 2. (of style in writing) overembellished; flowery adj. early 15c., from Latin ornatus “fitted out, furnished, […]