Definition of ornamentary in English:

ornamentary

adjective

rare
  • Ornamental.

Origin

Early 18th century; earliest use found in Myles Davies (1662–?1719), bibliographer. From ornament + -ary. Compare classical Latin ōrnāmentārius holding the insignia of an office without the office itself, honorary (attested in inscriptions).

Pronunciation

ornamentary

/ˌɔːnəˈmɛnt(ə)ri/