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American English: /ˌɔrnəˈmɛn(t)l/
British English: /ɔːnəˈmɛnt(ə)l/

Translation of ornamental in Spanish:


  • the handle is purely for ornamental purposes
    el asa es solo decorativa or solo sirve de adorno
    ornamental plant
    planta (feminine) ornamental
    Example sentences
    • Their walk had led them to a large ornamental fountain, and Fenikkusu sat upon its lip.
    • These may have been ornamental porcelains intended to be used as table decorations.
    • They are either painted or executed in pen and limited to the area of ornamental decoration.

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