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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
ornamental \or`na*men"tal\, a. [Cf. F. ornemental.] Serving to ornament; characterized by ornament; beautifying; embellishing. [1913 Webster] Some think it most ornamental to wear their bracelets on their wrists; others, about their ankles. --Sir T. Browne. [1913 Webster]