Definitions for ornamentalˌɔr nəˈmɛn tl

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  1. ornamental(adj)

    any plant grown for its beauty or ornamental value

  2. cosmetic, decorative, ornamental(adj)

    serving an esthetic rather than a useful purpose

    "cosmetic fenders on cars"; "the buildings were utilitarian rather than decorative"

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  1. ornamental(Noun)

    An ornamental plant.

  2. ornamental(Adjective)

    Serving to ornament; characterized by ornament; beautifying; embellishing.

    Some think it most ornamental to wear their bracelets on their wrists; others, about their ankles.

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  1. Ornamental

    Ornamental were a British/Icelandic musical collaboration between Rose McDowall and Einar Örn Benediktsson, along with Dave Ball and Hilmar Örn Hilmarsson. Their biggest hit in the U.S. was "Crystal Nights".

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