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ornament

Translation of ornament in German:

noun

British English: /ˈɔːnəm(ə)nt/
American English: /ˈɔrnəmənt/
  • 1
    (decorative object) Schmuck-, Ziergegenstand, der
    (on pillar etc.) Ornament, das
    (person) Zierde, die
  • 2no pl. (decorating)
    Verzierungen Pl.
    Zierrat, der [formal]
    for or by way of ornament
    zum Schmuck od. zur Zierde
    an altar rich in ornament
    ein reich verzierter Altar
  • 3usu. in pl. (Religion)
    Kirchengerät, das
    liturgisches Gerät
  • 4in pl. (Music)
    Verzierungen Pl.
    Ornamente Pl.

transitive verb

British English: /ˈɔːnəmɛnt/
American English: /ˈɔrnəˌmɛnt/

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