What does «ornamental» mean in spanish?

  • Pertaining or relating to ornamentation or adornment. That is attractive and decorative.

    Examples of use in spanish: "motivos ornamentales".

    "plantas ornamentales".

  • That it is beautiful rather than useful. That it has no practical function, but is placed in a place because it looks attractive.

    Examples of use in spanish: "un tazón de fruta de porcelana ornamental".

    "Las asas a cada lado de la caja son puramente ornamentales" (= son sólo para decoración).

    "molduras de yeso ornamental".

  • That is useless, secondary or superfluous.

    Examples of use in spanish: "su puesto de trabajo es puramente ornamental".

    "ella no hace nada allí, es ornamental".

  • (planta ornamental) A plant grown for decorative purposes in gardens and landscape design projects, as houseplants, cut flowers and specimens. The cultivation of ornamental plants is called floriculture, which is one of the main branches of horticulture.
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