See also: décorative
- That serves to decorate
2011 December 15, Felicity Cloake, “How to cook the perfect nut roast”, in Guardian:
- The parsnip, stilton and chestnut combination may taste good, but it's not terribly decorative. In fact, dull's the word, a lingering adjectival ghost of nut roasts past that I'm keen to banish from the table.
that serves to decorate
decorative (plural decoratives)
- A plant, tile, etc. intended for use as decoration.
2007 October 24, The Associated Press, “Dutch Maker of Chemicals Reports Drop in Earnings”, in New York Times:
- Analysts said the company’s results were in line, but noted that organic growth at the decoratives business was slightly weaker than expected.