exornation

noun

ex·​or·​na·​tion
ˌekˌsȯ(r)ˈnāshən
plural -s

Word History

Etymology

Latin exornation-, exornatio, from exornatus (past participle of exornare to embellish, equip, from ex- ex- entry 1 + ornare to embellish, furnish) + -ion-, -io -ion

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“Exornation.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/exornation. Accessed 15 Jul. 2024.

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