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adornment

[ uh-dawrn-muhnt ]
/ əˈdɔrn mənt /
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noun

something that adds attractiveness; ornament; accessory: the adornments and furnishings of a room.
ornamentation; embellishment: personal adornment.

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Origin of adornment

1470–80; adorn + -ment; replacing late Middle English aournement<Middle French

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