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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Any plant grown for its beauty adj. - Serving an esthetic rather than a useful purpose.

Usage examples (37)
  • In the top right is a picture of an ornamental box with the English words, Happy New Year
  • The project, organized by a company called GEOS, will specialize in ornamental plants and cut flowers.
  • I love my country, but the ornamental is my vocation, and of this she has none. '
  • "Your work can't exactly be called ornamental," said Lennox, looking at the big sock. for more
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