A lot of Virginians will recognize his last name from Chesty Puller, who was the most decorated Marine in U.S. history.
Her grandfather was decorated for gallantry at Vimy Ridge and went on to found the Canadian armored corps.
The calavera, or decorated skull, is an archetype of Mexican popular culture.
early 15c., from Latin decoratus, past participle of decorare "to decorate, adorn, embellish, beautify," from decus (genitive decoris) "an ornament," from PIE root *dek- "to receive, be suitable" (see decent). Related: Decorated; decorating.