ornamentation

[ awr-nuh-men-tey-shuhn, ‐muhn‐ ]
/ ˌɔr nə mɛnˈteɪ ʃən, ‐mən‐ /

noun

the act of ornamenting.
the state of being ornamented.
something with which a thing is ornamented; embellishment.
ornaments collectively.

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Origin of ornamentation

First recorded in 1850–1855

Words nearby ornamentation

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