Definition of ornamental adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    ornamental

     adjective
    adjective
    NAmE//ˌɔrnəˈmɛntl//
     
     
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  1. 1used as decoration rather than for a practical purpose synonym decorative
  2. 2 an ornamental fountain The fireplace is purely ornamental.
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: ornamental