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  2  definitions  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Ornamental  \Or`na*men"tal\,  a.  [Cf.  F.  ornemental.] 
  Serving  to  ornament;  characterized  by  ornament;  beautifying; 
  Some  think  it  most  ornamental  to  wear  their  bracelets 
  on  their  wrists;  others  about  their  ankles.  --Sir  T. 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
  adj  :  serving  an  esthetic  rather  than  a  useful  purpose;  "cosmetic 
  fenders  on  cars";  "the  buildings  were  utilitarian 
  rather  than  decorative"  [syn:  {cosmetic},  {decorative}] 
  n  :  any  plant  grown  for  its  beauty  or  ornamental  value 

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