Variant of ornament
- anything serving to adorn; decoration; embellishment; also, a desirable or needed adjunct
- a person whose character or talent adds luster to the surroundings, society, etc.
- an adorning or being adorned; ornamentation
- mere external display
- Music a tone or tones used to embellish a principal melodic tone
Origin: OFr ornement from Classical Latin ornamentum from ornare, to adorn (akin to ordinare: see ordain)
- ornamenter noun
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