What does the word ornamental mean?

    Part of speech: noun

  • Ornamentation, .

  • Part of speech: adjective

  • Serving to adorn.

Usage examples for ornamental

  1. It gives a good shade, and is pleasing as an ornamental tree. – Journal of an African Cruiser by Horatio Bridge
  2. The ornamental title- page of the Theatrum Botanicum is both interesting and impressive. – The Old English Herbals by Eleanour Sinclair Rohde
  3. The very ornamental man did not pass, however, but calmly turned toward Geraldine, and began to talk to her. – The Danger Mark by Robert W. Chambers