Exornation
Exornation Ex`or*na"tion, n. [L. exornatio, fr. exornare. See {Ornate}.] Ornament; decoration; embellishment. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

Hyperbolical exornations . . . many much affect. --Burton. [1913 Webster]


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  • Exornation — (v. lat.), Ausschmückung …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • exornation — ˌekˌsȯ(r)ˈnāshən noun ( s) Etymology: Latin exornation , exornatio, from exornatus (past participle of exornare to embellish, equip, from ex ex (I) + ornare to embellish, furnish) + ion , io ion more at ornate : embellishment …   Useful english dictionary

  • Exornation — Exor|na|ti|on* die; , en <aus gleichbed. lat. exornatio zu exornare »ausrüsten; <ausschmücken, verherrlichen«> (veraltet) Verzierung, Ausschmückung …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

  • exornation — ex·or·na·tion …   English syllables

  • Exornieren — (lat.), ausschmücken; Exornation, Ausschmückung …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

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