Definition of ornamental adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˌɔːnəˈmentl//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌɔːrnəˈmentl//
In the garden
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used as decoration rather than for a practical purpose synonym decorative an ornamental fountain The chimney pots are purely ornamental. a plant which is highly ornamental in flower See related entries: In the garden
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: ornamental