ornamental definition

  • adjective:
    • Of, associated with, or providing as an ornament or decoration.
    • Serving to ornament; described as decoration; beautifying; embellishing.
    • Serving to ornament; characterized by decoration; beautifying; embellishing.
    • serving an esthetic as opposed to a useful function
  • noun:
    • a thing that serves as ornamentation, particularly a plant grown for the beauty.
    • An ornamental plant.
    • An accessory; an embellishment; an adornment.
    • Specifically, a plant or vine that will be cultivated just for the beauty of its blossoms or foliage.
    • any plant grown for its beauty or ornamental worth
  • others:
    • of this nature of an ornament; offering as an ornament; of or related to decoration or decoration; adding or providing beauty, grace, or attractiveness: as, decorative appendages; neither helpful nor ornamental.

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