Definition for OR'NA-MENT

OR'NA-MENT, n. [L. ornamentum, from orno, to adorn. Varro informs us that this was primitively osnamentum; but this is improbable. See Adorn.]

  1. That which embellishes; something which, added to another thing, renders it more beautiful to the eye. The chains, and the bracelets, and the mufflers, the bonnet and the ornaments of the legs. Is. iii.
  2. In architecture, ornaments are sculpture or carved work.
  3. Embellishment; decoration; additional beauty. The ornament of a meek and quiet spirit, which is in the sight of God of great price. 1 Pet. iii.

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