ornamental

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EtymologyEdit

ornament +‎ -al

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ornamental (comparative more ornamental, superlative most ornamental)

  1. Serving as an ornament; having no purpose other than to make more beautiful.
    Some think it most ornamental to wear their bracelets on their wrists; others, about their ankles.
    Synonyms: beautifying, embellishing, decorative
  2. (of a plant, fish, etc.) Bred for aesthetic or decorative purposes.

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NounEdit

ornamental (plural ornamentals)

  1. An ornamental plant.

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CatalanEdit

EtymologyEdit

ornament +‎ -al

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ornamental (masculine and feminine plural ornamentals)

  1. ornamental

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GalicianEdit

EtymologyEdit

ornamento +‎ -al

AdjectiveEdit

ornamental m or f (plural ornamentais)

  1. ornamental

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PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

ornamento +‎ -al

AdjectiveEdit

ornamental m or f (plural ornamentais, comparable)

  1. ornamental

Further readingEdit

  • ornamental” in Dicionário Priberam da Língua Portuguesa.

RomanianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From French ornemental

AdjectiveEdit

ornamental m or n (feminine singular ornamentală, masculine plural ornamentali, feminine and neuter plural ornamentale)

  1. ornamental

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SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

ornamento +‎ -al

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /oɾnamenˈtal/, [oɾ.na.mẽn̪ˈt̪al]
  • Rhymes: -al

AdjectiveEdit

ornamental (plural ornamentales)

  1. ornamental

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