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

 

ornamental

 adjective
adjective
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