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adornment

[uh-dawrn-muh nt] /əˈdɔrn mənt/
noun
1.
something that adds attractiveness; ornament; accessory:
the adornments and furnishings of a room.
2.
ornamentation; embellishment:
personal adornment.
Origin
late Middle English
1470-1480
1470-80; adorn + -ment; replacing late Middle English aournement < Middle French
Related forms
nonadornment, noun
preadornment, noun
readornment, noun
self-adornment, noun
superadornment, noun
unadornment, noun
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adornment

n.

late 14c., "act of adorning;" also "a thing which adorns;" from Old French aornement "ornament, decoration," from aorner (see adorn).

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