ornamental


ornamental
   Used to describe plants, which are planted for their architectural, specimen, or landscape qualities, as opposed to being planted for food or commercial purposes.

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  • ornamental — ORNAMENTÁL, Ă, ornamentali, e, adj. Care serveşte ca ornament, ca podoabă; decorativ. ♢ Plante ornamentale = grup de plante cultivate în parcuri, grădini sau locuinţe în scopuri decorative. – Din fr. ornamental. Trimis de RACAI, 21.10.2003. Sursa …   Dicționar Român

  • Ornamental — may refer to: Ornamental grass, a type of grass grown as a decoration Ornamental iron, mild steel that has been formed into decorative shapes, similar to wrought iron work Ornamental plant, a plant that is grown for its ornamental qualities… …   Wikipedia

  • ornamental — or na*men tal, a. [Cf. F. ornemental.] Serving to ornament; characterized by ornament; beautifying; embellishing. [1913 Webster] Some think it most ornamental to wear their bracelets on their wrists; others, about their ankles. Sir T. Browne.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • ornamental — adjetivo 1. Uso/registro: elevado. Que sirve para adornar o decorar: motivos ornamentales. 2. Uso/registro: elevado. Que no tiene una función o un valor reales o necesarios, sino puramente superfluos: Su cargo es puramente ornamental, no tiene… …   Diccionario Salamanca de la Lengua Española

  • ornamental — [ôr΄nə ment′ l] adj. serving as or pertaining to an ornament; decorative n. something ornamental; specif., a plant or shrub grown for its decorative effect ornamentally adv …   English World dictionary

  • ornamental — index aesthetic Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • ornamental — 1640s, partly formed in English from ORNAMENT (Cf. ornament) (n.) + AL (Cf. al) (1); partly from Latin ornamentalis, from ornamentum …   Etymology dictionary

  • ornamental — adj. 2 g. 1. Relativo a ornamentos. 2. Dos ornamentos. 3. Que serve de ornamento …   Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

  • ornamental — [adj] decorative accessory, adorning, attractive, beautiful, beautifying, decking, decorating, delicate, dressy, elaborate, embellishing, enhancing, exquisite, fancy, festooned, florid, for show*, furbishing, garnishing, heightening, luxurious,… …   New thesaurus

  • ornamental — adj. Perteneciente o relativo a la ornamentación o adorno …   Diccionario de la lengua española

  • ornamental — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ serving or intended as an ornament. ► NOUN ▪ a plant grown for its attractive appearance. DERIVATIVES ornamentally adverb …   English terms dictionary