The definition of ornate is heavily decorated, very elaborate or showy.(adjective)
An example of something ornate is a costume covered in diamonds, glitter, feathers and pieces of silver.
See ornate in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME < L ornatus, pp. of ornare: see ornament
See ornate in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English
Origin: , from Latin ōrnātus
Origin: , past participle of ōrnāre, to embellish; see ar- in Indo-European roots.
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