What does ornamental mean?

Definitions for ornamentalˌɔr nəˈmɛn tl

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word ornamental.

Princeton's WordNet

  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"


  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.


  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".


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of ornamental in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of ornamental in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. An Adani source:

    We always had plans for the ornamental snakes and lizards found there.

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